Skip to main content
KB_Header_SiteLogo.svg
Omnitracs Knowledge Base

Drivers

The Drivers tab displays the duty status and driving activity for a set of drivers.

Select one of the options listed below, then select the group or driver to view from the drop-down list.

  • Depot - Lists all drivers in the selected depot (driver's home base).
  • Driver or Vehicle Group - Lists drivers by groups you created to assist in reporting.
  • Driver - Lists all drivers who are in the same depot as you.
  • Search - Search for a specific driver by name or driver ID. When selected, changes the drop-down list to a search box. Search results include all matches and partial matches. For example, "Pau" will return "Paul," "Paula," and "John Paul."
Logged in
Check to show only drivers who are currently logged in to a mobile unit.
Duty Status
The driver's current duty status:
On-Duty, Driving Driving Sleeper Berth Sleeper Berth
On-Duty, Not Driving On Duty (not driving) Off-Duty Driving Personal Conveyance
Off-Duty Off Duty  Yard Move
Driver Name / ID
The driver's name and login ID.
Click Driver Chart to display a color-coded chart of the driver's duty status changes for his duty cycle (7, 8, or 14 days).
Click Driver Details to display his/her history of duty status changes and edits for a selected interval, such as day, week, or month.
Rule set
USA flag General U.S. rules
24 hr weekly reset This driver is allowed to take a 24-hour weekly reset
Oil Well This driver can record wait time at an oil well (as off-duty or sleeper berth) and it doesn't count against his daily 14hr on-duty limit.
California Florida Texas Alaska Rules for California, Florida, Texas, or Alaska
Canada General Canadian rules
Canada 60N Canadian rules for north of 60 degrees latitude
  Denotes which deferral day the driver is currently on, either day 1 or day 2
 Rest Break Exemption
DOT/MOT Clock
The number of driving hours remaining for the driver. This represents the lowest value of all HOS clocks (Driving Hours, On Duty Hours, and Cumulative On Duty Hours).

Note: In the next few columns, fields shaded yellow are within one hour of violating the rule, and fields shaded red with a negative number show drivers in violation and the length of time spent driving in violation. Drivers get a warning if they are within one hour of violating a rule. The warning time is configurable but Omnitracs recommends that you leave the value at 60 minutes.

Driving
The remaining time available for the selected driver. Rules and indicators for this value differ by location, as described here:
Rule set MAX daily drive time When it follows Within an on-duty period no longer than
USA flag 11 hours 10 hours off-duty 14 hours
California 12 hours 10 hours off-duty 16 hours
Florida 12 hours 10 hours off-duty 16 hours
Texas 12 hours 8 hours off-duty 15 hours
Alaska 15 hours 10 hours off-duty 20 hours
CanadaCanada 60N 13 hours (Main) 15 hours (North) within a single period after an 8-hour break
On Duty
The remaining on-duty hours for the selected driver. Rules and indicators for this value differ by location, as described here:
Rule set Limited to When it follows
USA flag 14 hours on duty 10 hours off-duty
California 16 hours on duty 10 hours off-duty
Florida 16 hours on duty 10 hours off-duty
Texas 15 hours on duty 8 hours off-duty
Alaska 20 hours on duty 10 hours off-duty. No 16-hour exception may be taken.
CanadaCanada 60N 14 hours (Main) 18 hours (North) within a single period after an 8-hour break
Next Break
The remaining hours before the driver is required to take a 30 minute rest break. A value appears only if the driver is subject to the rest break rule that requires a 30 min rest break for every 8 hours of on duty and driving time. The field is blank if the driver's rule set is not under the rest break rule.
Shift
Canada Canada 60N For Canadian rules only. The duration, in hours, of this driver's shift. The maximum is 16 hours for Canadian Main drivers and 20 hours for Canadian North drivers. This clock is reset after 8 consecutive hours off.
DayOff Remaining
Canada Canada 60N For Canadian rules only. The number of hours before the driver must begin a mandatory 24 hour off duty period.
Work Left
Canada Canada 60N For Canadian rules only. This clock gives the minimum applicable value out of all daily-off-duty clocks. This field will display N/A if the driver has already completed his hours off for that day.
Cumulative On Duty
Canada Canada 60N For Canadian rules only. The number of hours before the driver must begin a mandatory off duty period. A cycle 1 driver (7-day) can reset this clock with 36-hour off-duty period. A cycle 2 (14-day) driver can reset this clock with a 72-hour off-duty period.
USA flag For US rules, the cumulative hours a driver has remaining in the current 7- or 8-day duty cycle. The 60 Hour (or 7 day) rule states that drivers cannot drive if they have been on duty for more than 60 hours within 7 days. Similarly, the 70 hour (or 8-day rule) states that drivers cannot drive if they have been on duty for more than 70 hours within 8 days.
For drivers who are assigned to Intrastate rules, the following applies:
Rule set Hours allowed in a 7-day period Hours allowed in an 8-day period
California 60 hours 80 hours
Florida 70 hours 80 hours
Texas 70 hours 70 hours
Alaska 70 hours 80 hours

Canada Canada 60N For Canadian rules, the cumulative hours a driver has been on duty during the most recent 7- or 14-day duty cycle. Under the following rules, drivers cannot drive if they have been on duty for:

  • 70 Hour (7 day) rule: more than 70 hrs within 7 days
  • 70 Hour (7 day) rule north of latitude 60°N: more than 80 hours within 7 days
  • 120 hour (14-day) rule: more than 120 hours within 14 days
Tractor
Your company's vehicle ID. Click the ID to view driving activity on the vehicle.
Last Duty Change
The exact date and time that the driver last indicated a status change. The time is based on the geographic location of the driver, and is always shown in 24-hour format.
Last Recalc

The date and time that the driver's logs were retrieved from the mobile unit and compared against the HOS rules in order to:

  • Determine if any warnings or violations took place
  • Update the available hours (Driving, On Duty, and Cumulative On Duty clocks) displayed at the top of the Driver Details and Driver Week pages
  • Update the current location of the vehicle

Recalc(ulation) occurs when a duty status change is processed from the mobile unit, when a user accesses or "refreshes" the Driver Details page or Driver Chart page, or every 30 min from the last recalculation.


© 2020 Omnitracs, LLC. All rights reserved.
Omnitracs is a trademark of Omnitracs, LLC. All other trademarks are the property of their respective owners.

Omnitracs endeavors to ensure that the information in this document is correct and fairly stated, but Omnitracs is not liable for any errors or omissions. Published information may not be up to date, and it is important to confirm current status with Omnitracs. Specifications subject to change without notice.

This technical data may be subject to U.S. and international export, re-export or transfer (export) laws. Diversion contrary to U.S. and international law is strictly prohibited.

  • Was this article helpful?