What is the 10 hour rule?
In this regard, what is the 14 hour rule violation?
The 14-hour rule prohibits the driver of a property-carrying commercial motor vehicle, operating in interstate commerce, from driving after the 14th consecutive hour after first coming on duty following 10 consecutive hours off duty.
One may also ask, what is the 70 hour rule? 70-hour in 8 days rule (or 60 in 7) – Total time spent Driving and On Duty cannot exceed 70 hours in any 8-day period. Before the 8 hours is up, the driver must take at least a 30-minute rest break in Off Duty or Sleeper status.
In this way, what is the 8 hour sleeper berth rule?
The 8/2 split sleeper and the future of hours flexibility. According to FMCSA, “Drivers using a sleeper berth must take at least 8 hours in the sleeper berth and may split the sleeper berth time into two periods provided neither is less than 2 hours.”
Can you split your 10 hour break?
The split sleeper berth rule allows a driver to extend an on-duty shift by splitting the required 10 consecutive hours of off-duty time into two shifts. This allows drivers to adjust schedules for things like longer hauls or warehouse hours by “dropping-in” a rest break that pushes out a 14-hour driving period.