While new hours of service will take effect soon for truckers
who drive between provinces in Canada, officials in the province of Alberta announced plans to keep the current HOS rules for those who drive only within the
Among other things, Canada's new federal rules will cut
driving time from 16 to 13 hours and increase the minimum off-duty time from
eight to 10 hours.
The federal rules for inter-province truckers take effect
Jan. 1, 2007.