Log Books/Hours of Service & Fatigue Management

This course is designed to provide professional drivers with the knowledge and skills to correctly complete their log books. Participants study transportation regulations as it pertains to hours of service and how to properly record that service. This course also explains the impact of fatigue, and details strategies on fatigue management.

Learning Objectives

  • Fatigue and the human biological clock
  • Recognizing fatigue
  • Interpretation and definitions
  • Responsibilities of motor carriers, shippers, consignees, and others
  • Responsibilities of driver’s safety officers, dispatchers, and managers
  • Required off-duty time
  • Limitations on driving in on-duty times
  • Daily log requirements
  • Sleeper berth usage by teams and single drivers
  • Permits
  • Emergency and adverse driving conditions
  • Radius record requirements
  • Monitoring of driver’s compliance by motor carriers
  • Carrier’s policies/procedures that may be beyond regulatory requirements
  • Enforcement (on road and administrative)
  • Scheduling and dispatching
  • Carrier internal monitoring to determine if the program is it effective

This course meets the criteria set out by the Alberta Department of Transportation.

Expiry: 3-years

Class Size: Maximum 20

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