North American Fatigue Management Program

A Comprehensive Approach for Managing Commercial Driver Fatigue


Freight Shippers and Receivers

Here you will find information to help you get started.

If you need more background or overview information about NAFMP, please visit the About NAFMP section.


Step 1

Read About NAFMP and why our work is so important.


Step 2

Take the fatigue management course(s) listed below


Modules for Freight Shippers and Receivers:

Module Title Estimated Duration
6 Shippers and Receivers

30 minutes


Step 3

Encourage your freight carriers to take part in the online training available through the NAFMP.


Step 4

Learn more about how the NAFMP can be fully deployed within an organization using the Implementation Manual.



Complete Module Overview (Reference Only)

Module Title Target Audience Estimated Duration
1 FMP Introduction and Overview Motor Carrier Executives and Managers 45 minutes
2 Safety Culture and Management Practices Motor Carrier Executives and Managers 1.5 hours
3 Driver Education Commercial Drivers 3 hours
4 Driver Family Education Driver Spouses and Family 45 minutes
5 Train-the-Trainer for Driver Education and Family Forum Carrier Safety Managers and other Trainers 3.5 hours
6 Shippers and Receivers Freight Shippers and Receivers 30 minutes
7 Motor Carrier Sleep Disorders Management Carrier Executives and Managers 1.5 hours
8 Driver Sleep Disorders Management Commercial Drivers 1.25 hours
9 Driver Scheduling and Tools Dispatchers and Driver Managers 1 hour
10 Fatigue Monitoring and Management Technologies Motor Carrier Executives and Managers 1 hour


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