EU RULES – DRIVING BREAKS
Observing Rest Breaks
By law you must take your mandatory rest breaks. It is important that you plan these to coincide with places to stop such as service stations or in a lay-by. You must park legally and stopping on the motorway hard shoulder or slip roads is not acceptable.
Place the breaks in the correct location
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Question 1 of 8
The time is currently 12:30 hours and John has been driving since 09:00 hours.
How soon will he be required to take a break from driving?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 8
Peter has decided to take a split break.
He has already taken the first part, how long must he take for the second part of his split break?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 8
The time is 15:00 hours and Sarah has been driving for three hours. She has decided to take a split break and will take the minimum time allowed for the first part.
What is the earliest time she can start driving again after completing the first part of a split break?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 8
Eddie has been driving continuously for the last 4 hours 30 minutes.
How long will he be required to stop for a break from driving to ‘reset the clock’CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 8
Terry started driving at 05:00 hours and stopped for a 30 minute break at 06:30 hours.
In order to ‘reset the clock’ after 4 hours 30 minutes of driving how much longer would Terry need to rest for?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 8
Simon started work at 08:30 hours and spent 30 minutes carrying out his vehicle checks. He left the yard and started driving at 09:00, stopped again at 10:00 for 15 minutes to complete paperwork and then drove continuously until he was legally required to take his 45 minute break.
At what time did Simon stop for his 45 minute break?CorrectIncorrect
Question 7 of 8
Emma left her depot at 18:00 hours and has driven continuously for 4 hours 30 minutes.
She must now take a break from driving for at leastCorrectIncorrect
Question 8 of 8
Dalton has decided to take a split break. he started driving at 06:15 hours and will take the minimum allowed time for each part of his break.
The first part of the break is taken at 08:15 hours.
When is the latest he can take the second part of his split break?CorrectIncorrect