Regulatory Updates – June 28, 2013

Update on Relevant Regulations

FMCSA Issues HOS Exemptions to Fireworks Transporters

Today, FMCSA granted an exemption for 55 member-companies of the American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) from the agency’s regulation prohibiting drivers from driving after the 14th hour after coming on duty. FMCSA renews the exemption for 45 APA member- companies and grants 10 additional carriers coverage by the exemption, which is applicable during the periods June 28–July 8, 2013, and June 28–July 8, 2014, inclusive.