CONCRETE PUMP DRIVERS GET 30-MINUTE REST BREAK

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  • Concrete Pumping - News

    Sep 26, 2021 · CONCRETE PUMP DRIVERS GET 30-MINUTE REST BREAK EXEMPTION Effective March 21, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration granted an exemption to the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) to allow all concrete pump operators, concrete pumping companies, and drivers who operate concrete pumps in interstate commerce to count on-duty attendance time toward the 30-minute break…

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  • Hours of Service of Drivers: American Concrete Pumping

    Jun 26, 2001 · The requested exemption would apply industry-wide to all concrete pump operators, concrete pumping companies and drivers who operate concrete pumps. Due to the nature of pumper operations, ACPA believes that compliance with the 30-minute rest break rule increases the risk of dangerous conditions on job sites.

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  • Exemptions - CVSA - Commercial Vehicle Safety Alliance

    Sep 18, 2020 · The exemption allows all concrete pump operators, companies and drivers who operate concrete pumps to count on-duty time while attending equipment but are performing no other work-related activities, toward the 30-minute rest break provision of the HOS regulations.

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  • Hours of Service of Drivers: American Concrete Pumping

    Oct 16, 2020 · The exemption enables all concrete pump operators, concrete pumping companies, and drivers who operate concrete pumps in interstate commerce to count on-duty time while attending equipment but performing no other work-related activity toward the 30-minute rest break provision of the HOS regulations.

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  • FMCSA Grants Concrete Group HOS Exemption | Transport Topics

    Nov 05, 2018 · The pumping group, which represents more than 600 companies and 7,000 workers, compared its work to that of ready-mixed-concrete drivers …

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  • HOS exemption sought for concrete pump operators

    Oct 25, 2016 · The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) has applied for an exemption from the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations that would allow commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers operating concrete pumps to satisfy the 30-minute rest break requirement through 30 minutes or more of on-duty waiting time. Due to the nature of pumper operations, ACPA believes that compliance with the 30-minute rest …

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  • Hours of Service of Drivers: American Concrete Pumping

    Oct 09, 2019 · The exemption enables all concrete pump operators, concrete pumping companies, and drivers who operate concrete pumps in interstate commerce to count on-duty time while attending equipment but performing no other work-related activity toward the 30-minute rest break provision of the HOS regulations. FMCSA has analyzed the exemption application

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  • FMCSA grants rest-break exemption to concrete pump

    Apr 05, 2017 · Washington – Concrete pump operators, concrete pumping companies and drivers who operate concrete pumps now are exempt from a 30-minute rest break requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's hours-of-service regulations. FMCSA announced the exemption in a notice published in the March 21 Federal Register. The exemption is effective through March 21, 2019, but …

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  • Hours of Service of Drivers: American Concrete Pumping

    Oct 09, 2021 · Terms and Conditions of the Exemption. (1) Drivers who deliver, set-up, and operate concrete pumps in interstate commerce across the United States, and all concrete pump operators and concrete pumping companies and drivers, are exempt from the requirement for a 30-minute rest break in Section 395.3 (a) (3) (ii), in that they may count

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  • FMCSA Grants Exemption From 30 Minute Break To Certain

    Mar 29, 2017 · Pump operators take breaks throughout the day anyway, so the extra 30-minute break was unnecessary. Additionally, ACPA said in the request that concrete pump drivers only drive approximately 25 to 32 percent of their shift, and on average less than 20 to 25 miles each day.

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  • eLCOSH : Ready Mixed Concrete Truck Drivers: Work-Related

    Brooklyn Court House Construction Site: Unloading Empire drivers drive their trucks into the construction site and dispense concrete into a pumping station where it is distributed to designated areas. Drivers positioned the concrete chute into the pumping station receptacle. Chutes …

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  • HOS exemption sought for concrete pump operators

    Oct 25, 2016 · The American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) has applied for an exemption from the hours-of-service (HOS) regulations that would allow commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers operating concrete pumps to satisfy the 30-minute rest break requirement through 30 minutes or more of on-duty waiting time. Due to the nature of pumper operations, ACPA believes that compliance with the 30-minute rest …

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  • Concrete haulers seek waiver from 30-minute break

    Oct 26, 2016 · Finally, ACPA says that because ready-mixed concrete truck drivers were granted a permanent exemption from keeping logs if operating within a 100-mile radius, its concrete pump operators don't have time to take a break because of the perishable nature of concrete. The concrete hardens within 90 minutes of the ingredients being mixed, ACPA says.

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  • Concrete pump operators granted exemption from rest break

    Concrete Pump Drivers Get 30-Minute Rest Break Exemption Effective March 21, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration granted an exemption to the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) to allow all concrete pump operators, concrete pumping companies, and drivers who operate concrete pumps in interstate commerce to count on-duty attendance time toward the 30-minute break.

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  • Hours of Service of Drivers: American Concrete Pumping

    Mar 21, 2017 · (1) Drivers who deliver, set-up, and operate concrete pumps in interstate commerce across the United States, and all concrete pump operators and concrete pumping companies and drivers, are exempt from the requirement for a 30-minute rest break in Section 395.3(a)(3)(ii), in that they may count "waiting" periods when they are performing no

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  • Exemptions from 30-minute breaks and ELDs for drivers

    Jun 26, 2001 · FMCSA announces that it has received an application from the American Concrete Pumping Association (ACPA) for an exemption from the 30-minute rest break provision of the Agency's hours-of-service (HOS) regulations for commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers. ACPA requests that concrete pump operators be allowed to use 30 minutes or more of on-duty ``waiting time'' to satisfy the requirement for the 30-minute rest break, …

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  • What happens when a cement truck driver breaks down with a

    Answer (1 of 7): It happens. There's two scenarios, basically. The first is that the truck is immobile, but the drum will turn. In this case the driver will add almost all the water the truck is carrying and mix it with the concrete. This will retard the setting of the concrete, hopefully long en

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  • Concrete Pump Operators Receive Exemption from DOT

    Mar 23, 2017 · Now, concrete pump operators may count on-duty time toward the required 30-minute rest break in hours-of-service regulations for interstate commercial motor vehicle drivers. On March 21, the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMSCA) of the U.S. Department of Transportation announced its acceptance of the ACPA's request for an

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  • Hours of service

    Aug 10, 2017 · Washington – Concrete pump operators, concrete pumping companies and drivers who operate concrete pumps now are exempt from a 30-minute rest break requirement in the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration's hours-of-service regulations.

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  • Hours of Service of Drivers: American Concrete Pumping

    Oct 09, 2019 · Drivers who deliver, set up, and operate concrete pumps in interstate commerce across the United States, and all concrete pump operators and concrete pumping companies and drivers, are exempt from the requirement for a 30-minute rest break in Section 395.3(a)(3)(ii), in that they may count "waiting" periods when they are performing no work

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