The purpose of the hours of service (HOS) regulations is to keep tired drivers off the road. After many hours on the road and working, fatigue sets in, and it can lead to bad decisions and deadly crashes. For the safety of all drivers, compliance with the HOS regulations has been required of commercial motor vehicle (CMV) drivers since the 1930s. This truck driver course is designed to give learners an overview of the FMCSA’s hours of service rules and how to comply with them, including specific details pertaining to oil and gas operations.
After completing this truck driver course, learners should have an understanding of:
The FMCSA’s hours of service rules and how to comply with them, including specific details pertaining to oil and gas operations.
This online Hours of Service Rules for Oil & Gas CMV Drivers course covers the following topics:
- Impact on CSA BASIC Scores
- Mandatory Break Provision (8-hour driving limit)
- Ill or Fatigued Operator
- ELD MandateHarassment or Coercion of Drivers Prohibited
- Frequently Used Exceptions
Approximately 50 minutes
A mark of 80% must be achieved to pass this course. The course can be taken three times to achieve the pass mark.
CERTIFICATE OF COMPLETION
Upon successful completion of this online course, learners can download a certificate of completion that is also available for printing.