Maryland Truck Driver Fatigue Lawyer Serving Baltimore And Towson
Maryland Truck Driver Fatigue Lawyer Serving Baltimore And TowsonTruck drives and owners/operators are governed by regulations promulgated by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. These regulations incorporate rules that effect about every part of the truck driver's occupation from training to working conditions. One critical working condition that truck drivers and companies are loathe to follow for commercial reasons is the amount of hours of rest a truck driver is required to have between runs.
Shift Rules for Truck DriversThe regulations limit truck drivers to:
- 11-hours per day of driving and a 14-hour work day.
- 70 hours work weeks
- Take a 30-minute break during the first eight hours of a shift.