EU RULES – WEEKLY REST
WEEKLY REST IN THE UK
In any two consecutive weeks, a driver shall take at least two regular weekly rest periods or one regular weekly rest period and one reduced weekly rest period of at least 24 hours;
However, the reduction shall be compensated by an equivalent period of rest taken en bloc before the end of the third week following the week in question. A weekly rest period shall start no later than the end of six 24-hour periods from the end of the previous weekly rest period.
WEEKLY REST ABROAD
A driver engaged in international transport of goods may, outside the Member State of establishment, take two consecutive reduced weekly rest periods provided that the driver in any four consecutive weeks takes at least four weekly rests
Where two reduced weekly rest periods have been taken consecutively. The next weekly rest period shall be preceded by a rest period taken as compensation for those two reduced weekly rest periods.
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Question 1 of 61. Question
Frank works for a food distribution company driving an 18 tonne rigid vehicle. He does multidrop deliveries and he works Monday to Friday with the occasional Saturday as overtime.
Today is Monday and he had the weekend off which qualified as a regular weekly rest period.
How many shifts can Frank now work before he must take a weekly restCorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 62. Question
John has just returned to work after a reduced weekly rest.
What is the minimum amount of time John could have taken for this reduced weekly rest?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 63. Question
John must compensate his reduced weekly rest byCorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 64. Question
Sally will take a regular weekly rest this weekend.
What is the minimum amount of rest she must take?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 65. Question
Sally has decided to do some overtime this week.
How many shifts can she work consecutively?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 66. Question
Derek took a reduced weekly rest of 24 hours last weekend.
How many hours must eventually be compensated?CorrectIncorrect