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
- 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.