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Governor Mark Dayton Issues HOS Exemption

Tuesday, December 2, 2014  
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Effective Wednesday, November 26, 2014, Governor Mark Dayton, has granted Emergency Executive Order 14-19, exempting drivers from the Hours of Service regulations when transporting heat fuels, motor fuels and their components. The exemption is in effect for 15 days (Wednesday, December 10, 2014 at midnight).

While the attached exempts drivers transporting heating fuel oil and any simultaneous required transportation of diesel fuel, gas and the components of diesel fuel and gasoline including but not limited to ethanol and biodiesel, it does not exempt companies from insuring that drivers are not operating a motor vehicle while fatigued or ill.

Please read the specifics in the attached exemption here.