Hours of Service

 

United States Hours of Service regulations

May drive a maximum of 10 hours after 8 consecutive hours off duty.

May not drive after having been on duty for 15 hours, following 8 consecutive hours off duty. Off-duty time is not included in the 15-hour period.

May not drive after 60/70 hours on duty in 7/8 consecutive days.

Source:  https://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/regulations/hours-service/summary-hours-service-regulations

 

Canadian Hours of Service regulations

No motor carrier shall request, require or allow a driver to drive and no driver shall drive after the driver has accumulated 13 hours of driving time unless the driver takes at least 8 consecutive hours of off-duty time before driving again.

No motor carrier shall request, require or allow a driver to drive and no driver shall drive after the driver has accumulated 14 hours of on-duty time unless the driver takes at least 8 consecutive hours of off-duty time before driving again.

 

Source:  http://laws-lois.justice.gc.ca/eng/regulations/SOR-2005-313/page-2.html#h-7

 

Reviewed as of October 10, 2017

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