This course on DOT Hours of Service discusses the Department of Transportation’s “Hours of Service” regulations, what the regulations themselves require, and what drivers need to do to comply with them. 24 hours a day, seven days a week, trucks are rolling. The drivers of these rigs are also helping to drive the day-to-day commerce that powers our economy. So it’s important that they not only have the knowledge, skill and commitment to help keep our roads safe, but that they are rested and alert whenever they are driving.
The Department of Transportation has established an “Hours of Service” regulation to ensure that drivers get the rest they need to drive safely. Using a powerful combination of audio, full-motion video, text and colorful graphics, this course provides the most cost-effective safety and regulatory compliance training available today. The course is divided into a number of logical sections so information is easily understood… and retained.
This DOT Hours of Service course covers the following topics:
An Overview of the Regulations
Keeping Track of Your Time
14-Hour Duty and 11-Hour Driving Limits
60-Hour/ 7-Day and 70-Hour/ 8-Day Limits
Using the Sleeper Berth Provision
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 45 minutes.
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.