USDOT grants waivers for livestock haulers
The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) last week granted a two-year waiver of the hours-of-service rule for certain drivers hauling livestock.
The rule, issued in mid-2013 by the DOT’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA), requires truck drivers to take a 30-minute rest break for every eight hours of service. It would have prohibited drivers hauling livestock and poultry from caring for animals...
Members Only Content
Join Iowa Farm Bureau or login to view all members only content and receive other member benefits.