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driving 24hrs straight for your employer illegal?

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I'm with Sephira on this. The law is clear and strict on my drive time because I drive a truck. Just because you may not be governed by federal hours of service does not mean you can legally be forced to drive unsafe. Regardless of what your boss says remember this one thing...YOU are responsible for the safe operation of that vehicle, and YOU are the one who will be held accountable.

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Great answer from a professional!!!
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dustee
thanks red hot peppers
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Fantastic advice, be safe girl!!
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Right!
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I'm going to go with a yes, no matter what sort of job it is, because to drive for that long with no sleep is incredibly dangerous. Likely will depend on exactly what sort of driving you are doing though, as to exactly what the laws are though. The following might be helpful if you are in trucking or similar...

http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/rules-regulations/topics/hos/index.htm

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Good advice!
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Yes its dangerous and puts your life and the lives of others in danger. Not a good idea.

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Absolutely right dustee!
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Your so right
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Yes, even working for 24hrs straight is illegal.

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Not only are you putting yourself in danger, but the danger you put everyone else on the road is unimaginable. With that said, you will be responsible for anyone you harm, most likely paying the rest of your life if you harm someone.

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Well said!! Great answer!!
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Thanks Trucker
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