Log Book Training

Log Book Training

Fatigue is a proven safety hazard for commercial drivers, and violating regulated limits can have serious consequences for a Carrier’s operating record, profitability and road safety in general. Maintaining and keeping a daily log is an important part of your job as a commercial driver. This course is designed, step by step, to teach professional (Truck/Bus) drivers how to fill the log book and comply with the Hours of Service regulations for Canada and US.

  • Provincial and Federal laws
  • Duty Status
  • Duty Cycles
  • Monthly recap summary
  • Record keeping and filling out logs
  • Driver and carrier responsibilities writing logs and time sheets
  • Canadian Regulations with work exercises
  • US Federal Regulations with work exercises

Upon successful completion, participants will be able to:

  • Understand the purpose, structure and application of Hours of Service legislation.
  • Identify legislated responsibilities of commercial drivers.
  • Demonstrate a thorough knowledge of filling out daily logs.

Format Classroom: Interactive workshop with formal instruction, video, discussion and practical exercises.

Resources: Supplied: Log Book, Participant’s manual, handouts and sample forms, Hours of Service book (optional).

Evaluation: Full attendance, class participation, assignments, written test for successful completion.

Duration: 6 Hours

Certification: Certificate of Completion.