Hours of Service – Common Driver Mistakes and How to Correct Them
Event Date: September 13, 2023
Are you part of a small fleet of 10 trucks or a larger fleet of 1000 trucks? Perhaps you’re an owner-operator, running under your own authority? Regardless of your role as a carrier or driver operating Commercial Motor Vehicles (CMVs), we all share a common responsibility: complying with the Hours of Service regulations outlined in 49 CFR 395. In the age of Electronic Logging Devices (ELDs), Hours of Service is more than just time on the clock. Hours of Service includes documentation of various aspects related to the operation of your CMV. It’s crucial to adhere to these rules and regulations to avoid violations during roadside inspections and minimize potential liability in legal matters. We’ll explore of the root causes behind common Hours of Service violations, and we’ll investigate mistakes made by drivers and provide practical solutions to correct them.
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