Heavy-vehicle drivers must comply with certain maximum work and minimum rest limits

Drivers are required to follow these limitations and not exceed work hours as it presents a safety violation. Basic fatigue management includes certain standards for driver safety, including:

  • Scheduling and rostering
  • Fitness for duty
  • Fatigue knowledge and awareness
  • Responsibilities
  • Internal Review
  • Records and documentation

Drivers are not allowed to drive or work more than the maximum work hours or rest less than the minimum work hours in a certain period set by law, therefore as a requirement all drivers must complete a log book.

Work and rest hour requirements

5.5 Hour Period

  • Work- 5.25hr
  • Rest- 0.25hr

5.5 hour period

5.25 hours work time

15 continuous minutes rest

8 Hour Period

  • Work- 7.5hr
  • Rest- 0.5hr

8 hour time period

7.5 hours work time

30 minutes rest in 15 minute time blocks

11 Hour Period

  • Work- 10hr
  • Rest- 1hr

11 hour time period

10 hours work time

60 minutes rest time in 15 minute blocks

24 Hour Period

  • Work- 12hr
  • Rest- 7hr

24 hour time period

12 hours work time

7 continuous hours stationary rest time

Ixonn facial recognition technology ensures that drivers comply with the work hour regulations, as well as recording information for the drivers log book.

Facial recognition software adds a layer of security to the driver and reduces risk of fatigued driving using real-time intervention and alerts.