Department of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration: Hours of Service of Drivers
GAO-05-1007R: Sep 9, 2005
- Full Report:
GAO reviewed Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's (FMCSA) new rule on hours of service of drivers. GAO found that (1) the rule contains FMCSA's requirements governing hours of service for commercial motor vehicle drivers including driving, duty, and off-duty time; recovery periods; sleeper berths; and new requirements for short-haul drivers; and (2) with the exception of the 60-day delay in the effective date, FMCSA complied with applicable requirements in promulgating the rule.