Who qualifies for short-haul exemption?
CDL drivers qualify as short-haul if you: drive only within a 150-air-mile radius. do not drive more than 11 hours at a time. maintain time-clock function.
What is the difference between the adverse driving conditions exception ADC and the 16 hour exception 16h?
The 16 hour exemption rule will give the driver 2 extra “Working day” hours while the “Adverse driving condition” will give the driver 2 extra “Driving limit” hours.
What is the short-haul exemption?
The short-haul exemption is an exemption from rules requiring fleet management companies to track their drivers’ activity using an ELD (electronic logging device).
How do you use Samsara 16 hour rule?
The 16-hour exemption applies to drivers who started and ended their day at the same work location for the past five days. Once per cycle, drivers may complete their 11 hours of driving within a shift of 16 hours, rather than the ordinary 14 hours.
What is the 16-hour rule?
The 16-hour rule is an exemption that allows certain drivers to extend their on-duty time from 14 hours to 16 hours. So drivers can have a 16-hour window — instead of 14 — once per cycle provided that certain conditions are met. The 16-hour rule is also commonly referred to as the 16-hour short-haul exception.
How does the 16-hour exception work?
The 16-hour rule is a special exemption that allows certain drivers to remain on-duty for 16 hours instead of 14, but without extending the allowed 11 hours per day of driving. This exemption applies to drivers that have started and stopped their workdays at the same location for the previous five work days.
How often can you use the 16-hour rule?
once every 7 consecutive days
You must be released from duty within 16 hours after coming on duty. You must only use this exception once every 7 consecutive days (unless you took 34 consecutive hours off to restart a 7/8-day period). You may not use this exception if you qualify for the “Non-CDL Short Haul Exception” explained earlier.
How many miles can you drive on personal conveyance?
There are no mileage restrictions under federal law, but some carriers choose to set a daily limit (for example, 40 to 50 miles). Some carriers also restrict the time of day that drivers are allowed to travel under personal conveyance so that it is not overused by drivers.