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EU RULES – WEEKLY REST

Below is an 48 week work cycle. The weeks in red indicate when a reduced weekly rest period was taken. Click on the last week the driver is able to pay back the reduced rest.

WEEKLY REST

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.

REST IN THE VEHICLE – Daily rest periods and reduced weekly rest periods away from base may be taken in a vehicle, if it has suitable sleeping facilities for each driver and the vehicle is stationary.