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FMCSA Part 381 Exemptions in Effect

(Starting with renewal or new, beginning effectiveness in February 2016; in order of effective date)

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Filing OrganizationCategorySub-CategoryApplies ToExemptionDate Appvl Published Fed RegEffective DateExpiration DateDocket Number FMCSA-
ArcelorMittalHOS/VEHHOS/VEHTheir drivers on-siteVery short interstate trips9/23/169/23/169/23/212015-050
Ace Pyro / Illuminations FireworksHOS14 hrDrivers for 2 carriers, Jun 28-Jul 8 onlyNo 14 hr rule during fireworks shows7/5/166/28/167/8/202014-0111
Amer PyrotechnicsHOS14 hrCertain fireworks transporters; limited periods14 hr exception during July 4 fireworks6/29/156/28/167/8/20
FAST Act
2007-28043
ATAHOS30 minAll placarded HM"Attending" HM 30 min break on duty8/21/158/21/158/21/20 FAST Act2015-0012
CR EnglandCDLOtherCLP holders, as team driverCLP holder w/o front seat CDL holder6/12/176/13/176/12/222014-0406
CRSTCDLCLPCLP holders, as team driverCLP holder w/o front seat CDL holder9/23/169/23/169/24/182015-0480
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverZEILINGER: CDL Exemption6/6/176/6/176/6/222012-0032
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverZEUNER: CDL exemption5/23/175/23/175/23/222012-0032
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverOELTJENBRUNS: CDL exemption9/12/169/12/169/12/182012-0032
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverBERNHARD: CDL exemption renewal9/12/168/29/168/28/182012-0032
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverBOEHM
CDL exception
7/25/167/25/167/25/212012-0032
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverBAUMANN
CDL exception
7/12/166/30/166/29/212012-0032
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverKEHM CDL Exemption12/21/1512/21/1512/21/172012-032
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverHELBING CDL Exemption8/17/177/22/177/22/222012-032
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverSEITTER CDL exception12/7/1512/7/1512/7/172012-032
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverURBAN CDL Exemption10/5/1510/5/1510/5/172012-0032
DaimlerCDLForeign Driver1 driverENNERST CDL renewal8/17/177/22/177/22/222012-0032
DOEHOS30 minDOE special category shipments"Attending" 30 min break on duty6/22/156/30/156/30/20 FAST Act2012-0370
Farruggio's ExpressHOSRODSFarruggio drivers onyShort haul: Go past 12 hr limit w/o RODS8/10/168/10/168/10/21 2015-0460
Flatbed Carrier Safety GroupCargo Securement393.120All motor carriersSecurement of metal coils loaded with eyes crosswise grouped in rows4/21/174/13/174/13/222010-0177
Ford Motor CompanyExhaust Location393.83Motor carriers operating Ford’s Transit-based CMVsExhaust system location that does not meet current requirements8/12/158/12/158/14/17 Renewal Pending2015-0111
Hino MotorsVisibility393.60(e)Hino CMVsDevice mounted lower in windshield8/3/178/3/178/3/222015-0239
International Institute of Towing and Recovery (IITR)Cargo Securement393.112/393.128All motor carriersUse combination of fixed and adjustable tiedowns to secure light vehicles5/15/175/15/175/15/222016-0111
McKee FoodsHOSsleeperTeam drivers using sleeperSleeper berth modified rule3/27/153/27/153/27/20 FAST Act2014-0071
Missouri Dept RevenueCDLWaiver skills test- militaryOption for all SDLAs; Veterans w/I 1 year of dischargeExtend 90 day app period to 1 year6/29/167/8/167/8/182016-0118
Missouri Dept Revenue (Option all States)CDLMilitaryVet truck driversSkip CDL knowledge test10/27/1610/27/1610/29/182016-0130
Oregon DOTCDLCLPAll SDLAsIssue CLP for 1 yr period instead of 6 mo4/5/164/5/164/5/182015-0397
OTAHOS14 hrOR timber drivers, limited situationsOregon Trk Assoc for timber industry3/18/153/18/153/18/20 FAST Act2013-0451
R&R TranspHOS30 minCertain hi-risk cargos"Attending" time 30 MRB for hi-risk cargoPending10/2/1510/2/20 FAST Act2015-0197
RVIACDLOtherDriveaway RV driversRec veh driveaway CDL exemption4/12/174/6/174/6/222014-0352
SC&RAHOS30 Min.Mobile Cranes30 min break exemption for mobile cranes11/1/1611/1/1611/1/182016-006
SC&RAHOS30 minUnder OS/OW permitNo rest breaks if OS/OW under permit6/18/156/18/156/18/20 FAST Act2015-0420
SDDCHOS30 minSDDC special category shipments"Attending" 30 min break on dutyPending10/22/1510/21/18
FAST Act
2013-0275

TowMate LLC

Lighting393.23Temporary Towing OperationsAllow rechargeable battery tail lighting systems2/9/162/9/162/9/182015-0238
TrailwaysHOSshort stopsRegular Route motorcoach driversNot log short stops: all reg rt carriers6/4/155/31/155/31/20 FAST Act2012-0268

Contact Info:

FMCSA
Charles Horan
Director Office of Carrier, Driver, and Vehicle Safety Standards Charles.Horan@dot.gov

Updated: Thursday, August 24, 2017

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