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How Long Does a 34-Hour Restart Really Take

Among several other kinks thrown into scheduling for fleets and drivers by the new hours-of-service rules that went into effect earlier this month is the requirement that a driver's 34-hour break to restart his or her work week include two periods between 1 a.m. and 5 a.m.

So how much time exactly will that add to a driver's restart? It could be as much as 17-hours, if a driver times his or her restart poorly.

Posted this week on the Journal of Commerce is an interactive infographic designed to show just that and to show how minor changes to the end of a driver's workweek can add nearly an entire day to the time a driver must stay sidelined before starting a new 70-hour workweek.

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