Here’s the latest of several hours-of-service exemptions recently granted by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA): radioactivity.
The FMCSA announced Friday it has renewed the Department of Energy’s exemption of the 30-minute break requirement of current hours-of-service rules for DOE drivers hauling sensitive radioactive materials.
The Department of Energy estimated 30 units and 53 drivers would currently be eligible for the exemption.
The exemption will be effective until June 30, 2017.
The FMCSA recently granted exemptions for carriers of live honeybees, overweight and oversize loads and the reefer carrier C.R. England.