§ 1212.5. Maximum Driving and on-Duty Time.  


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  • (a) Maximum driving time. Except as provided in Sections 1212(b)(1), 1212(f), 1212(i), 1212(j), 1212(k), and 1212(l), no motor carrier shall permit or require any driver used by it to drive nor shall any such driver drive:
    (1) Intrastate bus drivers and drivers of tank vehicles with a capacity of more than 500 gallons transporting flammable liquid:
    (A) More than ten hours following eight consecutive hours off duty for bus drivers and ten consecutive hours off duty for truck drivers; or
    (B) For any period after having been on duty 15 hours following eight consecutive hours off duty for bus drivers and after the end of the 16th hour after coming on duty following ten consecutive hours off duty for truck drivers.
    (2) Intrastate Truck Drivers:
    (A) More than 12 cumulative hours following ten consecutive hours off duty; or
    (B) For any period after the end of the 16th hour after coming on duty following ten consecutive hours off duty.
    (3) School Bus, School Pupil Activity Bus, Youth Bus and Farm Labor Vehicle Drivers:
    (A) More than ten hours within a work period; or
    (B) After the end of the 16th hour after coming on duty following eight consecutive hours off duty.
    (4) No motor carrier shall permit or require a driver, regardless of the number of motor carriers using the driver's services, to drive nor shall any driver drive, except as provided in Section 1212(k), for any period after having been on duty for 80 hours in any consecutive eight days.
    (5) For truck drivers listed in subsections (1) and (2), any period of eight consecutive days may end with the beginning of any off-duty period of 34 or more consecutive hours.
    (b) Interstate driver. Motor carriers and drivers engaged in interstate commerce and the driver of a vehicle transporting hazardous substances or hazardous waste, as those terms are defined in Section 171.8 of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, shall comply with the federal driver hours-of-service regulations contained in Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, Part 395, as those regulations now exist or are hereafter amended.
    (c) Referenced regulations. Copies of Title 49, Code of Federal Regulations, can be obtained from:
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HISTORY
1. Change without regulatory effect adding new section filed 2-4-93 pursuant to section 100, title 1, California Code of Regulations (Register 93, No. 6).
2. Editorial correction of printing errors in subsection (a)(1) filed 3-10-93 (Register 93, No. 9).
3. Editorial correction of printing error in (a)(3)(B) (Register 93, No. 12).
4. New subsection (c) and amendment of Notefiled 10-27-93; operative 11-26-93 (Register 93, No. 44).
5. Amendment of subsection (b) filed 9-6-95; operative 10-6-95 (Register 95, No. 36).
6. Amendment filed 10-4-99; operative 10-4-99 pursuant to Government Code section 11343.4(d) (Register 99, No. 41).
7. Amendment of subsections (a), (b) and (b)(2) and repealer of subsection (c) filed 1-18-2000; operative 2-17-2000 (Register 2000, No. 3).
8. Amendment filed 10-12-2007; operative 11-11-2007 (Register 2007, No. 41).

Note

Note: Authority cited: Sections 31401, 34501, 34501.5, and 34508, Vehicle Code; and Section 39831, Education Code. Reference: Sections 545, 31401, 34003, 34501, 34501.2, 34501.5 and 34508, Vehicle Code; and Section 39831, Education Code.