What Is A Day Off?

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Kat's Comment
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My question was pretty poorly worded. Instead of "What is a day off?" I should have asked "How long is a day off?"

Despite some excellent answers, I'm still not following the timing of days off for an OTR driver. If I have 2 days of home time coming to me and get "home" at 3:00 pm on Friday, when is my two days of home time over? Sunday at 2:00 pm, Monday morning, or some other time?

With Prime, the day you get home and the day you leave are not considered part of your time off. For example, I recently took four days off (Sat-Tues). I got home about 4pm on Friday and even though my available time was noon on Wednesday, the load I got didn't require me to actually hit the road until 5pm. I just consider that bonus time!


Over The Road

OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.


Operating While Intoxicated

Steak Eater's Comment
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Thanks Kat. That gives me a much better idea (for at least one company).

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