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Are There Any Exceptions to the Hours-of-Service Regulations?
Are There Any Exceptions to the Hours-of-Service Regulations?

The U.S. Department of Transportation (DOT) and the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) have implemented hours-of-service regulations in an effort to reduce the number of drowsy truckers on the road. While these regulations are quite strict, there are a few ...

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