The Hours-of-Service (HOS) regulations ( 49 CFR, Part 395) were revised in August 2005. Eight logbook examples are provided below.

Sleeper Berth Example #1

Sleeper Berth Example #1 - Logbook 1  

No violation on either day.

Compliance with the 11-hour and 14-hour rules is recalculated from the end of the first of the two periods used to obtain 10 hours off duty.

Sleeper Berth Example #1 - Logbook 2


Sleeper Berth Example #2

Sleeper Berth Example #2 - Logbook 1  

No violation on Day 1.

There is a 11-hour violation on Day 2 starting at 11:00 p.m. until midnight.

Compliance with the 11-hour and 14-hour rules is recalculated from the end of the first of the two periods used to obtain 10 hours off duty.

Sleeper Berth Example #2 - Logbook 2


Sleeper Berth Example #3

Sleeper Berth Example #3 - Logbook 1  

No violation on Day 1.

There is a 11-hour violation on Day 2 from 11:00 p.m. until midnight.

There is also a 14-hour violation on Day 2 starting at 1:00 a.m. until 2:00 a.m.

Compliance with the 11-hour and 14-hour rules is recalculated from the end of the first of the two periods used to obtain 10 hours off duty.

Sleeper Berth Example #3 - Logbook 2


Sleeper Berth Example #4

Sleeper Berth Example #4 - Logbook 1  

No violation on Day 1.

There is a 11-hour violation on Day 2 from 4:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

There is also a 14-hour violation on Day 2 from 7:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Compliance with the 11-hour and 14-hour rules is recalculated from the end of the first of the two periods used to obtain 10 hours off duty.

Sleeper Berth Example #4 - Logbook 2


Sleeper Berth Example #5

Sleeper Berth Example #5 - Logbook 1  

No violation on Day 1.

There is a 14-hour violation on Day 2 from 5:00 p.m. until 9:00 p.m.

Compliance with the 11-hour and 14-hour rules is recalculated from the end of the first of the two periods used to obtain 10 hours off duty.

Sleeper Berth Example #5 - Logbook 2


Sleeper Berth Example #6

Sleeper Berth Example #6 - Logbook 1  

No violation on Day 1.

There is a 11-hour violation on Day 2 starting at 11:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

There is also a 14-hour violation on Day 2 from 7:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Compliance with the 11-hour and 14-hour rules is recalculated from the end of the first of the two periods used to obtain 10 hours off duty.

Sleeper Berth Example #6 - Logbook 2


Sleeper Berth Example #7

Sleeper Berth Example #7 - Logbook 1  

No violation on Day 1.

There is a 11-hour violation on Day 2 starting at 6:30 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

There is also a 14-hour violation on Day 2 from 8:00 a.m. until 1:00 p.m.

Compliance with the 11-hour and 14-hour rules is recalculated from the end of the first of the two periods used to obtain 10 hours off duty.

Sleeper Berth Example #7 - Logbook 2


Sleeper Berth Example #8

Sleeper Berth Example #8 - Logbook 1  

No violation on Day 1.

There is a 11-hour violation on Day 2 starting at 12:30 p.m. until 1:00 p.m.

There is also a 14-hour violation on Day 2 from noon until 1:00 p.m.

Compliance with the 11-hour and 14-hour rules is recalculated from the end of the first of the two periods used to obtain 10 hours off duty.

Sleeper Berth Example #8 - Logbook 2