This Canadian and US Hours of Service course covers the regulations that a driver must follow. These regulations are in place to help combat fatigue; they not only protect those involved in commercial transportation, but the public travelling on the road as well.
This Canadian and US Hours of Service course covers the regulations that a driver must follow.
These regulations are in place to help combat fatigue; they not only protect those involved in commercial transportation, but the public traveling on the road as well.
This course will help the participant understand not only the rules that govern them, but how to apply them. After completing this course the participant should understand Day and Shift Limits, exemptions to the limits, documentation requirements (form and manner), and the responsibilities of the driver.
The US portion of this course explains what rules a driver must follow when operating in the United States and how to be compliant before entering.
Federal VS Provincial
Who is exempt from the requirement to keep logs?
The 4 Duty Statuses
Work Shift Limits
Define Work Shift
Driving and On Duty Shift limits (13, 14 and 16 hour rules)
Driver must comply with both work shift limits and daily limits
Work shift can span more than one day
Define a Day
Driving and On- duty limits (13 and 14 hour rules)
Daily Off Duty limits
2 hours separate and apart define
Rules of Deferral
Single Drivers - Split sleeper berth
Team Driving ‚àö√™ Split sleeper berth
Cycle limits (1 and 2)
Mandatory 24 hours off duty in 14 days
Driver Traveling as a Passenger
North of 60 Rules
Driving, On Duty and Work Shift Limits
Off Duty Requirements
Sleeper Rules for Single and Team Drivers
General Log Requirements
What is required on a daily log?
During the day
End of Day
How to write a proper off ‚àö√™ duty log
Rules Regarding Possession of Logs
Preceding 14 Days
Completed up to the current duty status change
Must be sent to home office within 20 days of completion
Definition of Log TamperingRadius Exemption Rules
160 kilometer rule
When to use the radius exemption
Electronic Recording Devices (ELD‚àö√Øs) - United States Hours of Service
Shift rules only in U.S.
14 Hour Duty Limit
11 Hour Driving Limit
Mandatory rest break
60/70 hour Limits
Off Duty requirements
Adverse Driving Condition Exception
Form and Manner
Egregious Hours of Service Violation
This course takes approximately 120 minutes to complete
Course Pass Mark
A passing grade of 80% or higher required. Up to 3 attempts are provided.
A certificate will be provided upon the successful completion of this course.