DOT has released the new hours of service rule. CVSA staff will review the rule and provide an overview as quickly as possible. The rule will be officially published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2011. The effective date will be February 27, 2012, and the compliance date of selected provisions is July 1, 2013. DOT has provided a chart, that compares the new Final Rule to the existing rule. In addition, they’ve provided a Frequently Asked Questions document, attached as well. You can view the rule here. Comparison chart is available here.