2019 Specialized Transportation Symposium

The Latest on HOS & More from FMCSA’s Larry Minor

Wednesday, February 19
4:30 pm - 5:00 pm


Larry Minor, will update attendees on the proposed rules relating to four specific aspects of the hours-of-service (HOS) for which the Agency is considering changes: Expanding the current 100 air-mile “short-haul” exemption; Extending the current 14-hour on-duty limitation; Revising the current mandatory 30-minute break; and reinstating the option for splitting up the required 10-hour off-duty rest break for drivers operating trucks that are equipped with a sleeper-berth compartment.

Speaker: Larry Minor, FMCSA

Larry Minor Bio

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Larry Minor is FMCSA’s Associate Administrator for Policy.  His office is responsible for strategic planning, program evaluations, and developing safety regulations concerning driver qualifications and training, hours of service for truck and bus drivers, and inspection, repair and maintenance programs for commercial motor vehicles.  He began his Federal career in 1989 as a mechanical engineer responsible for developing truck and bus safety regulations for the Federal Highway Administration’s Office of Motor Carriers.  He served as Chief of the Vehicle and Roadside Operations Division from 1999 through February 2005, and Director of the Office of Bus and Truck Standards from 2005 to July 2007, when he was appointed Associate Administrator for Policy.  He holds a B.S. in Physics from American University and an M.S. in Mechanical Engineering from George Washington University.

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