Truck Drivers Manual [email protected]) John sunders and Peter Thomson Hours of Driving and Log Books 116 Australian and overseas experience has shown that proper training of truck drivers significantly reduces vehicle maintenance costs (by almost half in some instances) and improves fuel economy.
The contents of a truck driver log book include the date, name of carrier, truck number, and the total number of miles driven within a 24hour period. If the driver used more than one vehicle, then it must also be reported in the trucking log book. hours of service course (log book) This course covers the federal Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service regulations that take effect on January 1, 2007.
The participants will know the legal limitations on the hours a commercial vehicle driver can drivework for a motor carrier on a dailyweekly basis. Driving Safely This manual is not a substitute for a truck driver Formal training is the most reliable way to learn the many special skills required for safely driving a large commercial vehicle and becoming a professional driver in the trucking industry.
Hours of Service Final Rule for Truck Drivers The Hours of Service of Drivers Final Rule was published in the Federal Register on December 27, 2011. The effective date of the Final Rule was February 27, 2012, and the compliance date of remaining provisions was July 1, 2013.
DOT Compliance Guides, Handbooks& Manuals for Training for Truck Drivers, Fleet Operators and Trucking Companies DriverLogBooks The main part of a typical log is a chart with four sections of 24 boxes, each box representing one hour. The four sections are broken down as such: offduty, sleeper, driving, and onduty (not driving).