Month: May 2017

Counting Time – When does it reset?

A recent article in Big Rigs surveyed a number of drivers regarding Fatigue Management. By far the biggest issue seemed to be about having to stop for 7 hours when “I don’t feel tired”. If the complaints are about the 7 hour rest time, then they must also be about not being able to work

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How far back in your log book can inspectors go?

This is a great question and the answer would depend very much on the circumstances at the time. As you know, under the HVNL you are required to keep 28 days of diary entries in the vehicle with you at all times. If you are a new driver and don’t have 28 days, then you

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Two-up drivers rest breaks

While two-up drivers must never exceed the working hours mandated by their particular work/rest option, there are no set short rest requirements for drivers operating in a BFM two-up arrangement. In other words, you do not have to take a break after or within the first 6 ¼ hours and so on. However, it is

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