Hours of service (HOS) regulations ensure commercial vehicle operators are wide awake, alert, and prepared to react to safety threats that arise along their journey.
Fleet Complete is proud to announce that our BigRoad electronic logging device (ELD) has received mandatory third-party ELD certification in Canada, adding us to Transport Canada’s List of Certified ELD Vendors.
I wanted to alert you of the fact that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has further extended its
COVID-19 Emergency Declaration, therefore this specific exemption remains in force to February 28, 2022.
November 5, 2021
I recently met with a major client to discuss how they could apply for a Transport Canada Federal Hours of Service Exemption Permit, as they are occasionally asked to operate a commercial motor vehicle that is likely used for emergency purposes. In response to the inquiry, I drafted the following guidance that may be applicable to your operation as well.
October 21, 2021
I was asked by a major client to confirm what is the difference between a driver operating a commercial vehicle during an emergency vs driving in adverse conditions in Canada.
I wanted to alert you of the fact that the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) has further extended its COVID-19 Emergency Declaration, therefore this specific exemption remains in force to November 30, 2021.
The Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration has announced an Extension of the Expanded Modified Emergency Declaration No. 2020-002 Under 49 CFR § 390.25.
I am still receiving many questions about how this new U.S. Sleeper Berth rule is managed. To be quite honest, it is a very complex rule set that many drivers, dispatchers, safety administrators, shippers, and others simply do not understand.
In response, I’ve written Part 2: An Example of the New U.S. Sleeper Berth Rules in Action! as a follow up to my previous blog. This blog includes a driver’s multiple day account of their hours of service log by Record of Duty Status, along with how, when, and why they were in violation.
I have been asked about how to interpret the new U.S. Sleeper Berth Rules, so I have included for your convenience a few examples to assist you to leverage this new U.S. hours-of-service (HOS) rule.
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