This online Commercial Vehicle Drivers’ Hours of Service course covers Canada’s Federal Hours of Service regulations. It is intended to help drivers and carriers understand and increase their compliance with the regulations.
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
This course was created using standards that will allow playback on most internet capable devices with standard web browsing capabilities including Apple’s iTouch, iPad, and iPhone, as well as most other smart phones and tablets including those with Android and Windows operating systems.
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 4 hours.
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 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.