Hours-of-Service (HOS) is a rule that truck drivers are all familiar with. If your drivers keep-up with their Hours of Service rules your business won’t have a problem. It’s when your drivers are struggling to properly document their driving hours and comply with the rules set by the Federal Motor Carrier Administration (FMCSA) when you begin to have an issue. Most drivers do not want an Hours of Service system implemented in their trucks. In-fact drivers will often threaten to leave the company if a Hours of Service (HOS) system is put in their trucks.
Hours of Service Rule Studies:
The FMCSA has developed the Hours of Service rule based on the latest sleep science, they also sought input from all sectors including small business owners, safety advocates, and trucking company’s. Implementation of Hours of Service will keep our highways safer and make transportation more efficient.
Watch the following video to see why a Hours of Service system in your fleet will not deter drivers–