Trucker Trip Planning Worksheet!


Learn how to update the Trucker Trip Planning Worksheet from the Truckers Trip Planning App so that it can correctly calculate your required hours of service, your Estimated Time of Arrivals (ETA), your Next Available Time (NAT), and your remaining hours of service for a load.


Objective: Use the Trucker Trip Planning Worksheet as the initial tool in determining whether you have the required hours of service and whether you can successfully deliver the load on time before accepting the load.


YOU MUST correctly enter your dispatch into the #TruckerTripPlanningWorksheet for it to accurately calculate your hours of service and ETA requirements.


There are critical pieces of information that you cannot omit!

  1. You must have correctly chosen your #hoursofservice preference.

  2. You must correctly choose the correct speed in which you will travel.

  3. You must correctly choose the number of stops on your dispatch.

  4. You must correctly select the number of fuel stops you will need.

  5. You must correctly choose the number of load and unload hours.

  6. You must enter a distance to your pickup from your current location and even if you are already there you must enter at least 1 mile or kilometer.

  7. You must enter the correct date of your pick up appointment.

  8. You must enter the correct time of your pickup and if you have a window you should use the latest time of that window. You Must correctly choose whether that time is a.m or p.m.

  9. You must enter the correct distance from your pick up to your next stop. If you have multiple stops on your load, you must enter the distance between each stop on your load. If your next stop is your delivery location, you must enter the distance from your pickup to your delivery.

  10. You must select whether you will travel East or West and the number of time zones you will cross.

With the required information entered into the trucker trip planning worksheet, you simply need to select the button to "Check Your ETA's".


Get Access to the Truckers Trip Planning App and Use the Trucker Trip Planning Worksheet to determine whether you have the required hours of service and whether you can successfully deliver your load on time before accepting the load.