J. J. Keller & Associates, Inc. have developed new training to help drivers understand the revised requirements under the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s new hours of service rules, which will take effect September 29, 2020.
Four major changes involving short-haul drivers, the 30-minute break, the adverse weather driving exception, and the sleeper berth exception are included in the new rule.
“These new rules add much-needed flexibility to drivers’ days, but it’s critical that drivers understand how and when they apply in order to avoid violations,” said Rick Malchow, J. J. Keller transportation industry business advisor. “Training on the new rules is absolutely essential in order to maintain compliance and keep CSA scores low.”
J. J. Keller’s Hours of Service Training program will be available in English and Spanish, will reflect the new rules, and is divided into six modules:
- Recording Your Hours
- ELD Basics
- How to Complete a Manual Log
Hours of Service Training will be offered in USB, video training book, streaming video and online course formats. The English USB program will start shipping in September followed by the other formats and Spanish programs.