The agency noted that these updates do not increase driving time or consecutive hours that drivers are allowed to drive, citing safety concerns. The new rules go into effect 120 days after publication in the Federal Register, which is slated to be Sept. 28.

So what does this mean for you? Well, if you’re a regional haul fleet, it’s all good news, as you’ll be able to expand your routes and should have the ability to make more money with your trucks on a given day.

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