number of hours driving before having to stop

An employee of a non-emer. med. transport company wants to know if there is a law that requires him to stop driving and rest after a certain amount of hours behind the wheel. He has work almost 30 hours with only approx. 4 hours of rest. He feels this is a danger to himself, the patients, and other drivers on the road.

Asked on June 1, 2009 under Employment Labor Law, Florida


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 11 years ago | Contributor

There may be -- kind of similar to truck drivers.  In terms of where he would obtain that information: if the type of company he works for is one that requires licensure, then he needs to contact the agency who licenses the company to make that inquiry.

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