There are maximum drive-time rules passed by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). Changes were most recently made to the Hours of Service Rules in 2011 and the new final rule on the issue was published in the Federal Register on December 27. The rules became effective as of February 27, 2012, with compliance not required for some provisions of the rules until July 1, 2013. FMCSA hours of service regulations, including updated rules, can be found on their website.
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