Driver Hours of Service Limits

$50.00

The Health, Safety and Environment (HSE) resource library provides health and safety online courses and certificates for different industries to meet the demand in workplace occupational health and safety for a more skilled, competent, and safe workforce. This Library offers over 80 online courses and was designed to meet the different requirements of provincial and federal government legislation as well as to provide an incremental learning path leading towards three competency-based online certificates.

Description

Hours of Service legislation outlines regulations that commercial vehicle drivers must follow when operating a commercial vehicle in Canada. To ensure that drivers get an adequate amount of sleep to prevent fatigue and fatigue related collisions, these rules have a maximum allowable driving time and minimum required off-duty times for drivers. In this course, you will be presented with information on this legislation, fatigue, driver responsibilities, and log books.

 

This is a two-hour online course.

 

 

Upon completion of this course you will be able to:

  • Define the terms of the Hours of Service Legislation
  • Describe the fatigue prevention responsibilities for drivers and employers
  • Identify the symptoms of fatigue
  • Define the dangers of fatigue and its effects on the human body
  • Describe methods to eliminate sleep debt
  • Identify what Duty Status means and how it applies to drivers
  • Define the daily rules for drivers
  • List the work shift rules for drivers
  • Describe the rules for deferral of off-duty time
  • Describe how to use a log book and explain its purpose
  • List the two cycles and their differences
  • Define the 160km rule