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Waiver from Trucking Federal Rule Extended

Dan Legislative, Pork, Regulation

It was announced Monday that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) had extended a waiver for commercial truckers from the federal Hours of Service (HOS) regulation to Feb. 28, 2022. The National Pork Producers Council (NPPC) thanked the Biden administration, Transportation Secretary Pete Buttigieg and Meera Joshi, FMCSA deputy administrator for the extension. The HOS rule limits truckers to 11 hours of …

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Hours-of-Service Exemption for Livestock Haulers Extended

Dan Cattle, Livestock

The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) announced Tuesday they’ve extended the exemption from hours-of-service (HOS) requirements for livestock haulers. This extension comes after consistent advocacy by the National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA), who says livestock haulers continue to need the flexibility for the well-being of livestock during hauls, and to keep grocery stores stocked with beef during the continued disruption of …

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Hours of Service Mandate Extended Through May

Dan Labor and Immigration

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently announced the Hours-of-Service (HOS) was extended once again. The current extension of the emergency declaration was set to expire on February 28, 2021, but the new extension takes it through the month of May. National Cattlemen’s Beef Association (NCBA) Executive Director of Government Affairs Allison Rivera notes this …

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FMCSA Extends Hours of Service Waivers into 2021

Dan Coronavirus, Labor and Immigration

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) recently made another announcement related to Hours-of-Service (HOS). The FMCSA has issued an extended and expanded national emergency declaration in response to the ongoing COVID-19 public health emergency. Another round of HOS waivers has been issued to help ensure the timely delivery of necessary items. The previous extension of …