How To Avoid A 34-hour Restart,
How long is a 34 hour reset?
A driver may restart a 7/8 consecutive day period after taking 34 or more consecutive hours off duty. The truck driver 34-hour reset is a way for drivers to reset their workweek and 60/70 hour clock by taking 34 consecutive hours off work, either spent off-duty or in the sleeper berth.
How do you reset your hours back to zero?
Drivers of property-carrying commercial motor vehicles have the option to reset their accumulated on-duty time back to zero by getting a rest break of at least 34 consecutive hours. The break must be spent “off duty” and/or in a sleeper berth. Drivers may get a restart at any time, as often as they wish.
Is the 34 hour restart still in effect?
The limitations for truck drivers' use of a 34-hour restart enacted in 2013 will officially be removed from the federal rulebook by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration on Thursday.11-Sept-2019
How often can you do a 34 hour restart?
The 34-hour period has to contain two periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m to be considered valid. Restart is only allowed once after every 168 hours.09-Jun-2020