MHI Recommendations Incorporated into New “Hours of Service of Drivers” Regulations

2020-06-15T09:27:32-05:00

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced final amendments to its “hours of service” regulations. These updates create a more reasonable compliance standard for short and longhaul drivers, including those who deliver manufactured homes and their parts and accessories. MHI has long advocated for changes to the FMCSA’s “hours of service” regulations to allow greater flexibility for the transportation of manufactured homes without sacrificing safety. In response to the Department of Transportation (DOT) and the FMCSA proposed changes to its “hours of service” requirements for drivers in 2018, MHI submitted comments urging the DOT and FMCSA to ensure requirements [...]