8-2 Split Sleeper Berth Question

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Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Got caught in traffic today and completely burn through my clock. Only 20 minutes away from my delivery for tomorrow morning. But I only have 9 hours kill my delivery. Can I go Sleeper Berth for 8 hours and get some time back? And then take the other two hours to get my clock full?

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.

Donna M.'s Comment
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After 8 hours u will get back what u had left. If u used 9 hours then u will get 2 back so u could make your delivery while u are getting unloaded take your 2 hour off duty and u will get your 9 back. Does that make sense?

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Told you I wiped out my clock. Only 20 minutes driving time was left and 2 hours and 12 minutes on my 14 clock. So will I get 2 hours and 12 minutes back to get to the receiver? Or is that only count on the drive time?

Big T's Comment
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Unless you had two hours off duty in that shift you will only have the 20 minutes drive time and 2 hours 12 min after 8 hours in the sleeper birth.

Told you I wiped out my clock. Only 20 minutes driving time was left and 2 hours and 12 minutes on my 14 clock. So will I get 2 hours and 12 minutes back to get to the receiver? Or is that only count on the drive time?

Rick S.'s Comment
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Told you I wiped out my clock. Only 20 minutes driving time was left and 2 hours and 12 minutes on my 14 clock. So will I get 2 hours and 12 minutes back to get to the receiver? Or is that only count on the drive time?

Basically - the 8 stops both clocks. So you have left, what you had when you go sleeper for the 8.

The benefit to the 8, is it freezes the 14. The drive clock stays the same.

Take the additional 2, get your 11/14 back to zero.

Rick

Donna M.'s Comment
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Question? If he takes his 8 during the night past 12:00 he gets his recap back will he have recap plus the 20 minutes?

PackRat's Comment
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He’ll have the recap, plus whatever not used previous day. 11/14 stays the same, though.

Marc Lee's Comment
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He’ll have the recap, plus whatever not used previous day. 11/14 stays the same, though.

QUESTION: Do the elogs allow you to run these scenarios andbif so, how? I would think that would be "dead easy" and a big feature to this all being electronic.

Elog:

Electronic Onboard Recorder

Electronic Logbook

A device which records the amount of time a vehicle has been driven. If the vehicle is not being driven, the operator will manually input whether or not he/she is on duty or not.

Elogs:

Electronic Onboard Recorder

Electronic Logbook

A device which records the amount of time a vehicle has been driven. If the vehicle is not being driven, the operator will manually input whether or not he/she is on duty or not.

Donna M.'s Comment
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I run like this all the time on elogs. I have seen where some companies will not allow this.

Elog:

Electronic Onboard Recorder

Electronic Logbook

A device which records the amount of time a vehicle has been driven. If the vehicle is not being driven, the operator will manually input whether or not he/she is on duty or not.

Elogs:

Electronic Onboard Recorder

Electronic Logbook

A device which records the amount of time a vehicle has been driven. If the vehicle is not being driven, the operator will manually input whether or not he/she is on duty or not.

Junkyard Dog's Comment
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Thanks guys I think I'm finally getting the big picture about this. I was able to use it in the past but I never drove the whole day. And I'm only 4 days off my 34 reset so I guess I won't have any Recaps to use.

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