Idle Reduction Requirement

Repealed: 02/16/2012

This requirement was repealed as a result of Executive Order 11-72: Operators may not idle heavy-duty diesel vehicles with a gross vehicle weight rating equal to, or greater than, of 8,500 pounds for more than five consecutive minutes. Exemptions apply in the following circumstances: uncontrollable traffic conditions; emergency or law enforcement purposes; verification that a vehicle is safe to operate; power work-related operations; bus passenger comfort; and prevention of safety or health emergencies. Until September 30, 2013, exemptions also apply for sleeping or resting in a sleeper berth. (Reference Florida Administrative Code 62-285.420)

Jurisdiction: Florida

Type: Laws and Regulations

Technologies: Idle Reduction

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