Flaw in the Split Sleeper Berth Rule

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  1. 201773

    201773 Bobtail Member

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    So I started my day at 6:00.

    Later I arrived at the shipper and after docking logged in Sleeper Berth, selected the split option, and took a nap.

    After 3 hours they knocked on my truck and told me I was loaded. I logged back on duty and drove home arriving at 21:00.

    I logged Off Duty and went home for the weekend.

    I was later flagged for a 14 hour violation because I didn't complete the Split in the Sleeper Berth.

    I guess I was required to sleep in my truck for 7 hours before I went home to bed.
     
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  3. 201773

    201773 Bobtail Member

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    For clarification, the night before I spent 10 hours in the Sleeper Berth so I had a fresh 14 hour reset before I started that day.
     
  4. Chieftains

    Chieftains Light Load Member

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    Yh I read on here you would have to log the remaining hours of your split as sleeper berth.
    Probably just log sleeper an head home if it was me
     
  5. JC1971

    JC1971 Road Train Member

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    Put it in sleeper and change to off duty minus eight hours of sleeper berth when you get back. They need to add a Line 5 for hometime or something.
     
  6. Val_Caldera

    Val_Caldera Road Train Member

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    Some of the Local Companies I worked, seemed to have had zero problem(s) with weird logging.
     
  7. 25(2)+2

    25(2)+2 Trucker Forum STAFF Staff Member

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    That's the way it works, unfortunately.

    Keep Truckin didn't do it that way at first, but does now.
     
  8. 201773

    201773 Bobtail Member

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    Maybe a rule that 34 hours of Off Duty completes a split..

    Reguardless, it is sad to have to use fictitious logs to satisfy the 'spirit' of the rule.
     
  9. pete159

    pete159 Light Load Member

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    Interesting I'm glad I read this.
    I've done similar when I put myself off duty after going to a motel after previously that day having done 3 hours in the sleeper I did not even consider putting myself in The sleeper berth when I went into the motel I just went off duty. The people that came up with these little rules are such mother effing sea suckers
    They must really laugh and think they are so smart how they can screw over truck drivers every way they possibly can
     
  10. Val_Caldera

    Val_Caldera Road Train Member

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    Only "flaw" I was aware of was F.M.C.S.A. creating new DRIVER aggravations added to the F.M.C.S.R.
    :mad:
     
  11. Grouch

    Grouch Road Train Member

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    I know a driver who got fired from Lil Debbie that did the same thing.
     
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