Federal Hours of Service Course - Canadian and US Regulations
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
- 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 Ð Split sleeper berth
- Cycle limits (1 and 2)
- Cycle resets
- Mandatory 24 hours off duty in 14 days
- Changing Cycles
- Adverse Driving
- Driver Traveling as a Passenger
- Personal Use
- Driving, On Duty and Work Shift Limits
- Off Duty Requirements
- Sleeper Rules for Single and Team Drivers
- What is required on a daily log?
- During the day
- End of Day
- How to write a proper off Ð duty log
- Preceding 14 Days
- Completed up to the current duty status change
- Supporting documents
- Must be sent to home office within 20 days of completion
- 160 kilometer rule
- When to use the radius exemption
- Shift rules only in U.S.
- 14 Hour Duty Limit
- 11 Hour Driving Limit
- Mandatory rest break
- 60/70 hour Limits
- Off Duty requirements
- Sleeper/Split Sleeper
- Adverse Driving Condition Exception
- Other Exemptions
- Form and Manner
- Egregious Hours of Service Violation
This course takes approximately 120 minutes to complete
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