THIS PAGE WILL BE USED TO LIST SPECIAL INSTRUCTIONS FOR THE WOOD CHIP / LOGGING TRUCKS SPECIFIC NOTES WILL BE LISTED HERE SO PLEASE READ DAILY FOR UPDATES. THANK YOU
NOTES TO WOOD CHIP / LOGGING DRIVERS
All C.D.L. holders are to follow the Hours of Service rules as set forth by the D.O.T. and published in the F.M.C.S.A.
- No one is allowed to exceed the 70 hour rule.
- No one is allowed to exceed the 14 hour rule – There is no 16 hour rule exception for the wood chip / logging drivers.
- No one is allowed to exceed the 11 hour rule.
If you do not understand these rules please contact you supervisor/dispatcher/driver manager – Any violation of these rules will result in disciplinary action.
When dispatched on wood chip / logging please always pack a bag for overnight – If you are unable to complete the dispatched run with-in the Hours of Service rules you will need stop and take your 10 hours of off duty before proceeding any further. If this happens please contact dispatch and advise them that subsistence will be needed.
Please make sure that the dispatch is for the correct date. Read all instruction that apply to your dispatch even if they seem redundant. Take note your departure/leave yard as these times are set to keep trucks spaced out. If you are not going to be able to make your leave/departure time please notify dispatch the standard way by leaving a voice mail on the dispatch voice mail.
Trailers are to be tarped when loaded. Trailers are assigned to specific jobs as some trailers have been modified to allow them to be loaded by the chipper. Do not just take any trailer take the one that you have been dispatched with and if there is a problem with that trailer contact wood chip / logging dispatch so that a different trailer could be assigned.
All haul sheets shall be filled out as the sample shown below – please take note that Tare, Net, Gross weights are to be listed on haul sheet. You will use 1 haul sheet per load.
Follow link below HAUL SHEET SAMPLE to reach the actual wood chip / logging dispatch
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SAMPLE HAUL SHEET
ALL WOOD CHIP / LOG HAUL SHEETS MUST BE FILLED OUT AS THE FOLLOWING EXAMPLE.HAULSHEET SAMPLE
Click here for: WOOD CHIP DISPATCH