The US Department of Transportation is allowed to waive Hours of Service rules for drivers delivering baby formula according to a statement from Buttigieg.
The possibility of waiving HOS was announced on May 16th in response to the current baby formula shortage in the United States. No official move to waive the HOS has been made yet, reported Reuters.
“This is principally an issue of production — more than goods movement. But anytime we see an indication that goods movement is becoming a limiting factor, we’ll do anything we can to tear down obstacles,” Buttigieg told reporters.