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 24hour 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.
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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 rest
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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?
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Question 3 of 63. Question
John must compensate his reduced weekly rest by
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Question 4 of 64. Question
Sally will take a regular weekly rest this weekend.
What is the minimum amount of rest she must take?
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Question 5 of 65. Question
Sally has decided to do some overtime this week.
How many shifts can she work consecutively?
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Question 6 of 66. Question
Derek took a reduced weekly rest of 24 hours last weekend.
How many hours must eventually be compensated?
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