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Any trick how to manage hours Of services

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Superlejera's Comment
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Thank you everyone

Tractor Man's Comment
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Learn The Logbook Rules (HOS)

Try this link.

CDL:

Commercial Driver's License (CDL)

A CDL is required to drive any of the following vehicles:

  • Any combination of vehicles with a gross combined weight rating (GCWR) of 26,001 or more pounds, providing the gross vehicle weight rating (GVWR) of the vehicle being towed is in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any single vehicle with a GVWR of 26,001 or more pounds, or any such vehicle towing another not in excess of 10,000 pounds.
  • Any vehicle, regardless of size, designed to transport 16 or more persons, including the driver.
  • Any vehicle required by federal regulations to be placarded while transporting hazardous materials.

Logbook:

A written or electronic record of a driver's duty status which must be maintained at all times. The driver records the amount of time spent driving, on-duty not driving, in the sleeper berth, or off duty. The enforcement of the Hours Of Service Rules (HOS) are based upon the entries put in a driver's logbook.

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Rick S.'s Comment
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Thank you everyone

Anything in particular you're having problems with?

There are many aspects to managing HOS.

Rick

HOS:

Hours Of Service

HOS refers to the logbook hours of service regulations.
Rolling's Comment
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Understanding how the hours of service works is a good start. Also, look into how the 8-hour split works. Once you got that down, go about your day as quickly as possible. No more than a 30 minute break or a 10 hour break. It increases your chances of an early delivery, repower, more miles, and not having to drive late at night.

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