What is Texas 70hr/7 day Cycle Rule?

    Audience Drivers, Fleet Admins, Fleet Manager
    Applies To Driver App, Fleet Admin Dashboard

     

    Answer:

    Work Shift

    • On-duty begins after at least 8 consecutive hours of off-duty/sleeper/waiting time.
    • Total shift time after taking consecutive 8 hours off is 15 hours.
    • Driver must not drive more than 12 or 15 hours in a shift.
    • The driver must not drive after 70 hours on duty/driving since the cycle started
    • For the cycle reset, the driver needs to take 34 consecutive hours off.
    • They can select a 24-hour restart exception, which allows any 24+ hour off_duty/sleeper/waiting
      to start a new cycle

    Note: Drivers need to take two breaks of a total of 8+ hours off, where each period is at least 2 hours in sleeper berth status only.

     

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