PROVINCIAL HOURS OF SERVICE REGULATIONS


The Alberta Drivers' Hours of Service Regulation applies to carriers and drivers who operate the following vehicles only within Alberta:

  • Commercial vehicles that are registered for a weight of 11,794 kilograms or more;
  • Commercial vehicles with a manufactured seating capacity of 11 persons or more, including the driver.

For more information click on the below resources:

FEDERAL HOURS OF SERVICE REGULATIONS


Canada's Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulation applies to carriers and drivers who operate the following vehicles in multiple provinces, territories or states:

  • Commercial vehicles that are registered for a weight of more than 4,500 kilograms;
  • Commercial vehicles with a manufactured seating capacity of 11 persons or more, including the driver.

For more information, click on the below resources:

FATIGUE MANAGEMENT


It is recommended that all carriers create a fatigue management program. This program can be used to address issues related to fatigue in the workplace while reducing risks related to fatigue and decreasing the number of fatigue-related incidents.

For information on fatigue management, click on the below resources:

Fatigue Management Program and Training

For more information, please contact:

Carrier Services

Provincial Hours of Service Regulations


Alberta Transportation has implemented hours of service legislation that applies to carriers who operate "provincial" commercial vehicles that:

  • are registered for a weight of 11,794 kilograms or more and that operate only in Alberta; or
  • have a manufactured seating capacity of 11 persons or more, including the driver.

The following training material is offered to Alberta drivers and carriers. Every effort has been made to ensure that the information in these documents is accurate at the time of preparation. This information may be all that the carrier believes its drivers require to obtain the knowledge in hours of service needed to competently and safely do their jobs. Alternatively, the information may form part of a larger training program delivered over several weeks or months.

The reader is invited to reproduce all or part of these documents; however, at no time should this information be altered nor used in a manner that would change the intended meaning of the material or its accuracy.

Bus Information


 

Powerpoint (ppt 1.8M) Exercise (pdf 51K) Exam (pdf 65K) Answer Key (pdf 21K)

Truck Information


 

Powerpoint (ppt 3.6M) Exercise (pdf 52K) Exam (pdf 96K) Answer Key (pdf 17K)

More Information


For more information about provincial hours of service requirements, refer to the education manual or contact Carrier Services.