Is there a Maximum Daily Driving Limit?

Know your limits. Safety is always the top priority.

Vehicles weighing over 10,000 GVW/GVWR:

  • Are subject to DOT and FMCSA regulations. 
  • Independent contractors are responsible to know and understand any applicable State and Federal regulations as they relate to driving time. 
  • You can find this information on the FMCSA website.

Vehicles weighing under 10,000 GVW/GVWR (cars, pickup trucks, vans, and small box trucks):

  • It is the driver’s responsibility to drive safely and observe all applicable laws. 
  • As an independent contractor driver, you already know not to drive when drowsy or sleepy or for longer than you know from experience you will not be fully alert. 
  • Prepare ahead of time when heading for a long drive.