Hours of Service (FEDERAL)

COURSE DESCRIPTION

Federal Hours of Service and Fatigue Management

This course takes approximately 4 hours to complete depending on the needs of the company and/or driver(s). Upon successful completion of this course the employee is issued a training certificate valid for 3 years. This course is geared towards drivers that will be traveling outside of Alberta.

At certain times of the year courses fill quickly and it is recommended to pre-book a minimum of 1 week in advance of the expected course date.

Learning Objectives:

  • Overview
  • Sleeper Berth Usage by Teams and Single drivers
  • Fatigue and the Human Biological Clock
  • Permits
  • Recognizing Fatigue
  • Emergency and Adverse Driving Conditions
  • Interpretation and Definitions
  • Radius Record Requirements
  • Responsibilities of Motor Carriers, Shippers, Consignees, and Others
  • Monitoring of Driver’s Compliance by Motor Carriers
  • Responsibilities of driver’s safety officers, dispatchers, and managers
  • Carrier’s policies/procedures that may be beyond regulatory requirements.
  • Required Off-Duty Time
  • Enforcement (on road and administrative)
  • Limitations on Driving and On-duty times
  • Scheduling and dispatching
  • Cycles, if applicable
  • Carrier internal monitoring to determine if the programs are effective.
  • Daily Log Requirements

 

Upcoming Sessions

Course Location Date/Time
Hours of Service (FEDERAL) Red Deer December 18, 2017
8:00 am - 12:00 pm
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