Personal Conveyance FAQ for U.S. Carriers/Drivers Operational in Canada

Does Canada perceive the U.S. Branch of Transportation, Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) individual movement direction for drivers working a business engine vehicle (CMV) in Canada?

No. The individual transport direction issued by FMCSA just applies when a business driver works a vehicle in the United States. Once a business driver crosses into Canada, the Canadian Commercial Vehicle Drivers Hours of Service Regulations will apply. A driver ought to know that on the off chance that they have U.S. individual movement on holiday time amid the ebb and flow and past 14 long stretches of their logbook, when they cross into Canada, they should log the majority of that time as driving time, which will check towards a business driver’s work-move, work-day and cycle limits. Also, none of the time spent working a CMV in close to home transport status while in the United States will check towards the on leave prerequisites in Canada.

Any close to home movement time that isn’t logged as portrayed above, could possibly result in a long stretches of-benefit infringement and the driver being put out-of-benefit by Canadian authorization authorities.