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Titles (3)

Short Titles

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Short Titles as Introduced

REST Act
Responsible and Effective Standards for Truckers Act

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Official Titles - House of Representatives

Official Title as Introduced

To direct the Secretary of Transportation to issue or revise regulations enhancing flexibility in hours of service requirements for drivers of certain property-carrying vehicles, and for other purposes.


Actions Overview (1)

Date Actions Overview
03/29/2018Introduced in House

All Actions (3)

Date All Actions
03/30/2018Referred to the Subcommittee on Highways and Transit.
Action By: Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure
03/29/2018Referred to the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure.
Action By: House of Representatives
03/29/2018Introduced in House
Action By: House of Representatives

Cosponsors (21)


Committees (1)

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Committee / Subcommittee Date Activity Related Documents
House Transportation and Infrastructure03/29/2018 Referred to
House Transportation and Infrastructure Subcommittee on Highways and Transit03/30/2018 Referred to

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Introduced in House (03/29/2018)

Responsible and Effective Standards for Truckers Act or the REST Act

This bill directs the Department of Transportation to issue or revise regulations for commercial truck drivers subject to maximum driving time requirements for property-carrying vehicles.The regulations must allow such drivers to suspend an on-duty period (the 14-hour period during which a driver is permitted to drive after coming on duty following 10 consecutive hours off duty) for up to 3 hours if such suspension does not extend the total drive time limits in current regulations. No other requirements relating to rest breaks during an on-duty period shall apply to such drivers.