8/2 Split.... Please Help!

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Kammy R.'s Comment
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Hi guys. I am in a bind. I don't have ten hours before I have to unload in the morning. How can I do the 8/2 split? I can't be late. Please help! Thank you!

Rick S.'s Comment
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Did you run out your 11 hour clock before you stopped? How much time did you have left on your 11 & 14 hour clocks when you stopped?

Taking an 8 hour break freezes your 14 hour clock, at the point you took your break. If you were out of time on your 11 hour clock, the ONLY WAY to get that time back - would be to take a 10 hour break.

Rick

Jim A.'s Comment
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What do you have left on your 14 and 11 hr right now

Jim A.'s Comment
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Oops Rick beat me to it

Susan D. 's Comment
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The 8 hour portion MUST be logged in the sleeper berth. It simply stops or freezes your 14 hr clock as was mentioned already. If you've run out your clock and are not parked at your consignee , it'll be no dice and you'll be late. You need to have available hours remaining to make it to your delivery for this to be feasible. A split only helps preserve your 14 hour clock.

To use it, take your 8 hr sleeper break first, then before that preserved drive time runs out, take a 2 hr break either sleeper or off duty.

Consignee:

The customer the freight is being delivered to. Also referred to as "the receiver". The shipper is the customer that is shipping the goods, the consignee is the customer receiving the goods.

Sleeper Berth:

The portion of the tractor behind the seats which acts as the "living space" for the driver. It generally contains a bed (or bunk beds), cabinets, lights, temperature control knobs, and 12 volt plugs for power.

Kammy R.'s Comment
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Sorry it took me a bit to get back to you. I have 4:15 on my 11, and 5:09 on my 14.

Kammy R.'s Comment
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Thank you Susan. I am only 12 miles from the receiver. I hope I am ok in morning.

Susan D. 's Comment
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If you can show 8 hrs sleeper time before you roll, you'll be good to go. And believe it or not since you are extending your shift, you won't have to log a pretrip til your 2hr break.

Kammy R.'s Comment
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Oh thank you Susan! Maybe I can sleep a little tonight now! thank-you-2.gif

Rick S.'s Comment
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Sorry it took me a bit to get back to you. I have 4:15 on my 11, and 5:09 on my 14.

As an example here - if you go SLEEPER BERTH , when the 8 hours is up - you will STILL HAVE the 5:09 on your 14 & the 4:15 on your 11, because your 14 will be "paused" at the time you go into sleeper.

So plenty of time to make your appointment 12 miles away.

Even if you only had an hour remaining on each clock - after taking an 8 hour SLEEPER, you would have been able to drive the 12 miles and make your appointment.

Rick

Sleeper Berth:

The portion of the tractor behind the seats which acts as the "living space" for the driver. It generally contains a bed (or bunk beds), cabinets, lights, temperature control knobs, and 12 volt plugs for power.

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