How To Avoid A 34 Hour Restart,
How long is a 34-hour reset?
The short-haul exemption is a limited exemption from the Record of Duty Status and Electronic Logging Device (ELD) requirements and the 30-minute rest break requirements for certain commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. To qualify for the exemption, drivers must work within certain conditions.
How do you reset your hours back to zero?
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.
Is the 34 hour restart still in effect?
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.
How often can you do a 34 hour reset?
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 do I not do a 34 hour reset?
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