Hours of Service: Record of Duty Status

Safe and Smart New Driver Training

New Driver Training: Hours of Service: Record of Duty Status

This course is designed to help CMV drivers learn how to follow recordkeeping requirements.

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:

  • Describe how to keep track of your hours of service using an electronic logging device or paper logs

Safe and Smart New Driver Training Program: Hours of Service: Record of Duty Status Course Topics

The course topics include:

Record of Duty Status and ELDs

  • Record of Duty Status
  • ELDs
  • Duty Changes
  • Edits
  • Paper Logs
  • Recording Time

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.