Driver Training: Hours of Service

What Will Your Driver Learn in This Unit?

The requirements of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations on hours of service and how to comply with them.

To maintain a complete, neat, and accurate record and recap of your daily activities.

To complete your daily log correctly.

To interpret hours of service categories correctly.

To add and subtract correctly on your recap chart so that you can figure out how many driving hours you have left.

The serious consequences that can result if you do not comply with the hours of service regulations

What Will Happen in This Unit?

All activity will take place online. Throughout the unit, during the presentation of information there will discussions to help you learn the hours of service regulations. There will also be exercises that let you practice filling out daily logs and monthly recap charts.

Student Driver Training Toolbox

This course is included in the Student Driver Training Toolbox. What is the Student Driver Training Toolbox? A box of tools to run your training program your way, with maximum efficiency. You can now track every aspect of student training electronically. Who can benefit from this system? Truck driving schools, delivery companies, bus lines, carriers, municipalities...any company that trains drivers.

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Trucking Companies should use the service that we built for them:

Safety as a Service, online driver training and recruiting. Same courses-different tools.

Student Aids:

To help you learn the material in this unit, the following items have been included in your student material.

Copy of the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Regulations (Opens New Window)

Exercise: Daily Log Completion (Opens New Window)

A copy of a Driver's Daily Log Form (Opens New Window)

Exercise: Log Recap (Opens New Window)

Answer Key: Log Recap (Opens New Window)

Driver's Guide to Hours of Service Handbook (Opens New Window)

Hours of Service 01

The purpose of this lesson is to explain the reasons behind the hours of service regulations and the basic concepts of how to comply with the regulations. We will demonstrate how to fill out a daily log and recap form.

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Hours Of Service 02

You may not drive after 14 consecutive hours on duty. You may not extend the 14 hour rule by going off duty for meals or fuel stops.

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Hours of Service 03

Log keeping and recap exercise.

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Hours of Service 04

Common errors in daily logs. This lesson covers the most common log book errors.

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Student Driver Training Toolbox

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The course below is from the catalog. View the other courses in the online library.

This course is included in the Student Driver Training Toolbox. What is the Student Driver Training Toolbox? A box of tools to run your training program your way, with maximum efficiency. You can now track every aspect of student training electronically. Who can benefit from this system? Truck driving schools, delivery companies, bus lines, carriers, municipalities...any company that trains drivers.

Trucking Companies

Should use the service that we built for them: Safety as a Service, online driver training and recruiting. Same courses-different tools.

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