The daily log records the number of hours spent in each duty-status.
What counts as on-duty time?
Time spent working for any carrier is on-duty. This includes driving and non-driving work such as:
What counts as off-duty
Definition: Time spent not working for any carrier – for example:
(Note: you will learn about the “sleeper berth” status later in this module.)
Tip: In order to be considered off-duty, your driver must be relieved of all responsibility for the care and custody of the vehicle and its accessories, passengers, and cargo. If your driver is stopped, they must be able to do activities of their own choosing and to leave the vehicle in order for their time to be considered off-duty.