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Canadian Hours of Service

Canadian Hours of Service


Canadian Hours of Service Program

Course Overview

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.

Course Topics

This online Canadian Hours of Service course covers the following topics:
  • Log books and the law
  • Responsibilities
  • Driver Activities
  • Duty Status
  • On-Duty
  • Driving
  • Off-Duty
  • Sleeper Berth Status
  • Recording Duty Status
  • Daily limits
  • Work shifts
  • Deferral of off-duty time
  • Safety marks
  • Sleeper berths
  • Cycles
  • Daily logs
  • Exemptions
  • Electronic Recording Devices
  • Emergency exemptions
  • Adverse driving conditions
  • Out-of-service declarations
  • Additional topics
  • North of 60
  • British Columbia
  • Alberta
  • Saskatchewan
  • United States

Online Course Duration

Approximately 3 hours

You will be automatically un-enrolled from this course 365 days after purchase.

Pass Mark

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 an effort 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.