Hours of Service Short-Haul Rules Training

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program: Hours of Service Short-Haul Rules Training

This course is designed to help CMV drivers learn how to comply with the short-haul hours-of-service rules.

The hours-of-service regulations apply to commercial motor vehicles (CMVs) involved in interstate commerce and cover two areas:

  • Hours of service. The number of hours which drivers can drive and/or work in a given period of time. These are hours drivers must account for.
  • Drivers’ time records. What drivers use to keep track of their hours of service.

After completing this course, learners will be able to:

  • Identify when the short-haul rules apply
  • Explain how to correctly apply the short-haul rules
  • Describe recordkeeping requirements for the short-haul rules

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program: Trip Planning

Short-Haul Driver Rules

  • Qualifications
  • Two Long Days
  • Additional Benefits
  • Time Records
  • 100 Air-Mile Radius Exemption

Universally Compatible

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 20 minutes.


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 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.