Hours of Service: A Driver’s Guide

Earn your Hours of Service: A Driver’s Guide certificate upon successful completion of this course

HOURS OF SERVICE: A DRIVER'S GUIDE ONLINE COURSE OVERVIEW

As the driver of a commercial motor vehicle, you log a lot of miles on the road under a variety of conditions. However, after many hours of driving, fatigue sets in, which can lead to bad decisions and, in some cases, accidents.

For this reason, the US Department of Transportation has established specific regulations regarding a driver’s hours of service, as well as the driver’s “record of duty status,” commonly known as “the driver’s daily log.”

Hours of Service regulations are based on the premise that if you drive too long, you get tired… and dangerous. No one wants tired drivers on the road.

HOURS OF SERVICE: A DRIVER'S GUIDE ONLINE COURSE TOPICS

  • US Hours of Service regulations
  • The 11 hour rule
  • The 14 hour rule
  • The 60/70 Hours of Service rule
  • Duty status record
  • How to complete a daily log book
  • How to complete the monthly summary sheet
  • What must be done with copies of your daily logs and monthly summaries

Duration

Average Completion Time

Completion times vary depending on the number of times the information is viewed prior to finishing the course. The average completion time is 90 minutes.

Testing

Knowledge Assessment

Testing is conducted in this online course to reinforce the information presented. You are provided three opportunities to achieve a passing mark of 80% or greater.

Certificate

Certificate of Completion

Upon successful completion of this course, a certificate will be available to download and print. You can access your certificate through your online account.

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