A Driving Log (or "Driving Hours Log") is a document that registers various information about the use of a vehicle. Consider completing a Driving Hours Log if you need to:
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If you compose a Driving Log sheet for business or IRS deductions, follow these steps to log driving hours:
If you need a supervised Driving Log, include the following details in your document:
You must have the required number of hours for your state (usually, you need between 30-50 hours of practice lessons in your Driving Log), so contact your local Department of Motor Vehicles to learn how many hours you need to comply with the requirements of driver's education. Since it is supervised driving, the document must be signed by the parent or guardian who was present during the practice.
In most parts of the world, night hours for driving are between one hour after sunset (or midnight – whichever happens earlier) and one hour before sunrise the next morning (or 5 AM). Depending on where you live, you might even need to complete a certification of driving for 50 hours or more at night, to be allowed to drive at night.
To get a license, you need to obtain behind-the-wheel instruction and practice. Supervised driving requirements vary from state to state – usually, you need to drive between 30 and 50 hours with an instructor, between 10 and 15 hours at night time. Check the requirements for your state by contacting your local Department of Motor Vehicles. To keep track of time spent on the road and diversify a supervised driving experience, complete a supervised Driving Log. State the date and time of driving, length of driving time, indicate whether you drove at day or night, describe the driving environment and weather conditions, and list the skills you practiced.
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