Hours of Service Training: Working Time

Safe and Smart New Driver Training

New Driver Program: Hours of Service: Working Time

This course is designed to help CMV drivers learn the different duty statuses and working limits.

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:

  • Recognize the difference between on-duty and off-duty time
  • Explain how to comply with the duty and driving limits
  • Identify when certain exceptions apply to you

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program: Becoming a Professional Drivers Course Topics

The course topics include:

Working Time

  • On-Duty and Off-Duty Time
  • 34-Hour Restart Provision
  • Mandatory Break
  • Consequences for Non-Compliance
  • Exceptions

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.