Hours of Service

In this online Hours of Service course, you will learn about the Canadian legislation and regulations for Federal Hours of Service.

Course Overview

This online Commercial Vehicle Drivers' Hours of Service course provides an overview of the Canadian regulations for Federal Hours of Service. This commercial vehicle hours of service course is designed to help drivers understand regulations by expanding on each topic in depth. Taking this provincial hours of service course promotes compliance and understanding which creates safer roads for everyone.

Course Topics

  • The history of Federal Hours of Service legislation
  • The human body clock and fatigue
  • When driving is prohibited
  • Which vehicles the regulations apply to and which are exempt
  • Logbooks and daily duty status categories
  • On-duty limits and off-duty requirements
  • Sleeper berth requirements
  • Cycles, cycle limits, cycle resets, and cycle switching
  • Special permits for various vehicles
  • Exemptions for emergencies or adverse driving conditions
  • Out-of-service declarations
  • Inspections