Canadian Hours of Service Program Online Course Overview
Canadian Hours of Service Program Online Course
The federal Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations set important limits for transport drivers within Canada in an effort to combat fatigue-related crashes. These regulations protect the public, and all individuals involved in commercial transportation.
This online Canadian Hours of Service course covers the specifics of the regulations. After completing this course, an understanding should be gained of the regulations governing hours of service in Canada; documentation requirements; responsibilities of carriers, shippers, and drivers; mandatory off-duty times and on-duty time limits; and, exemptions to the daily limits.
This online Canadian Hours of Service course covers the following topics:
Log books and the law
- Electronic Recording Devices
- Duty Status
- Sleeper Berth Status
- Recording Duty Status
Deferral of off-duty time
Adverse driving conditions
- North of 60
- British Columbia
- United States
ONLINE COURSE DURATION
Approximately 3 hours
Testing conducted in this online course is designed to reinforce the information presented. A mark of 80% must be achieved in order to pass this course. The course is able to be taken three times in efforts to achieve the pass mark.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, a certificate of completion will be available for download and printing. This certificate is valid for 3 years from the date of completion printed on the certificate unless otherwise specified by an employer, legislation, or other authority.
Welcome to the international hours of service programme for fleet safety.
This course was created just for you. For drivers in the transportation industry
The programme covers the federal industry. Differences in service hours restrictions
in provincial laws and regulations. Information on driving in the United States
While every attempt is made to comply with requirements – made to ensure accuracy of the real regulations are the final authority
If you complete the course successfully, you will receive a completion certificate
Why do we require hours of service rules. What if there were no rules?
Limiting the number of hours a driver could drive
The goal of this course is aid drivers in their comprehension of
the service hours regulations.
Laws and facts are intended to assist.
drivers lower the number of collisions
The number of accidents and the severity of injuries
lower the associated costs and in the long run
save lives at the end
In the law, logbooks the current situation
commercial vehicle drivers hours of
On, service regulation went into effect.
This new regulation went into effect on January 7, 2007.
based on ten years of meetings with
The importance of professionals and industry in
The sessions focused on weariness and
the necessity for drivers to sleep more
As a result, they limit the maximum and minimum driving times
In the past, compulsory off-duty times
The rules were not dependent on sleep and
They are now conducting fatigue study.
federal laws on working hours
apply to commercial vehicles with
truck tractor federal operating status
trailer, or any combination of the foregoing
vehicles with a gross weight in excess of
more than 4,500 pounds bus seats
capacity of 11 or more people, including