Available in the United States and Canada.
You can deem a driver eligible to claim the Adverse Driving Exemption in the case of unforeseen traffic or weather conditions as described in §395.1(b). Claiming this exemption has the following effects:
Increases the Drive limit clock by 2 hours, from 11 to 13 for Property drivers or from 10 to 12 for Passenger drivers.
Increases the Shift limit by 2 hours, from 14 to 16 for Property drivers and from 15 to 17 for Passenger drivers. Please note, this exemption is only applicable towards Federal Property and Passenger rulesets.
A banner appears on the HOS log to highlight the exemption.
Claimed and unclaimed events will add a remark in the HOS log.
When a driver claims this exemption, they can enter a remark to appear in the log and ELD Data File to provide an explanation to any interested inspector. To enable this driving exemption for drivers, see Configure Compliance Settings. To view the driver workflow, see Claim the Adverse Driving Exemption.