DOT Preempts California Meal and Rest Break Rules, Citing Impact on Interstate Commerce

Trucking’s Hail Mary Pass to make federal hours-of-service laws fully the law of the land, both theoretically and practically, has been successfully completed. The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration announced on Dec. 21 that it is granting petitions to preempt the State of California’s meal and rest break rules for truck drivers, which differ from current federal hours-of-service regulations.  

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