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Management of EU Drivers’ Hours, Working Time Rules and Records

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Introduction

This training course is designed to help managers,  supervisors and administrative staff understand the driving and working time rules that govern commercial/passenger vehicle drivers. It explains the rules regarding driving time, breaks, and rest periods.

Course objectives/aims

Following this training participants should have:

 

  • Increased confidence when having complex discussions with drivers and/or managers relating to drivers’ hours rules.
  • Peace of mind that you are operating legally.
  • Knowledge about where to find the answers to complex issues or operational anomalies.

Course content

  • Legislation on EU Drivers’ Hours.
  • Working Time Regulations.
  • Road Traffic Act.
  • Employer and driver obligations.
  • Written records for drivers exempt from EU Rules.
  • Best practice for monitoring compliance.
  • Analysis and problem solving.
  • Management of analogue and digital tachograph.
  • Practical demonstration using tachograph simulator unit.
  • Latest technology using turning point to create an interactive training course.

Who should attend?

  • Anyone who wishes to learn about drivers’ hours rules and the relationship with working time regulations.
  • Those who are committing to their continued professional development as a transport professional.
  • Candidates preparing for a full Transport Manager CPC – primer course.

Duration

½ day per course.

Participants

Maxiumum 16 per course.

Requirements

A knowledge of road transport operations with an emphasis on driver hours and the working time directive.

Certification

On completion of this course a certificate of attendance will be issued to all participants.

Delivery

Online or classroom based for large groups upon request.

Price on application

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Course evaluation

All participants will be expected to demonstrate their understanding by continuous assessment during the course.

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