Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods

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A driver is convicted of obstructing an enforcement officer in the course of their duties. Under EU drivers’ hours regulations, what’s the maximum fine they can receive? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
A vehicle fitted with an analogue tachograph has two drivers. How should they use the tachograph? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
After driving continuously for the maximum period under EU rules, a bus driver must take a break. What’s the minimum duration of this break? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
An enforcement officer keeps one of your tachograph charts. Who should sign the back of the replacement chart? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
An enforcement officer keeps your analogue tachograph records. How should they endorse the replacement charts? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
At the end of your working week, you’ve driven a total of 56 hours. Under EU rules, what’s the maximum number of hours you can drive in the following week? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Before starting driving, which of the following should you complete on the centre field of your tachograph chart? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Drivers must have a driver smart card for use in digital tachographs. Where can you obtain a replacement smart card in Great Britain? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
During your break, your vehicle will be moved by another person. What should you do with the tachograph chart? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
During your working day, you change to another vehicle with the same type of tachograph. How should you keep your tachograph record up-to-date? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
How can you find out when an analogue tachograph was last recalibrated? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
How can you reduce the likelihood of theft of your load when leaving your vehicle overnight? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
How can you reduce the risk of your lorry or trailer being stolen? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
How long is a digital tachograph driver smart card valid? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
How many days does a driver’s smart card normally cover? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
How often must an analogue tachograph be checked at an approved calibration centre? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
The analogue tachograph on your vehicle becomes faulty. How long do you have before you must have it repaired? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
The time is 10.00 am. You’ve been driving non-stop since 6.00 am. Under EU rules, what’s the longest you may now drive without a break? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Under EU drivers’ hours regulations, a 45-minute break must be taken after 4.5 hours of driving. What shorter breaks can this be split into? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Under EU rules, a driver must take regular breaks from driving. What maximum period of continuous driving is allowed? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Under EU rules, how long should your normal daily rest period be? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Under EU rules, what’s the maximum daily driving time allowed? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Under EU rules, what’s the maximum driving time allowed in any two consecutive weeks? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Under EU rules, what’s the normal weekly rest period that must be taken? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Under EU rules, you can drive for a maximum of nine hours a day. On how many days each week can this be extended to 10 hours? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Under EU rules, you may drive for up to nine hours a day. What maximum may this be increased to on two days of the week? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Under EU rules, your daily rest can be reduced to 9 hours. For how many days per week is this allowed? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Under EU rules, your minimum daily rest is 11 hours. On three days of the week this may be reduced to what length of time? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What can happen to drivers who break EU tachograph regulations? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What does a tachograph record? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What does controlling goods vehicle drivers’ hours help to improve? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What does this tachograph chart symbol mean? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What is the ‘mode’ switch on a tachograph used to record? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What must the driver do when they leave their bus unattended? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What must you do when driving under the rules for domestic drivers’ hours? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What must you do when using a vehicle fitted with an analogue tachograph? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What period of time does one tachograph chart cover? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What period of time makes up a driver’s week? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What security precautions should you take if you’re carrying a high-value load and have to park and sleep overnight in the cab? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What should you do if you feel tired after driving for two-and-a-half hours? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What should you do if you have to leave your vehicle unattended for a very short time? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What should you do if you start to feel tired or unable to concentrate while you’re driving? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What should you do if you suddenly become tired while you’re driving on a motorway? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What should you do if you’re asked to leave your bus by an official who isn’t in uniform? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What should you do if your tachograph chart becomes dirty or damaged? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What should you do to prevent your load from being stolen? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
What’s most likely to cause tiredness? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
When are bus operators required to use tachographs for regular journeys? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
When are you allowed to alter your tachograph record? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
When may a driver take their rest period in a parked vehicle? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
When must an analogue tachograph be recalibrated? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
When should your trailer be fitted with a kingpin or drawbar lock? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Where can you get a replacement driver tachograph card? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Where can you stop if you feel tired while you’re driving on a motorway? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Where should you park your trailer if you have to leave it unattended? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Which authority must you contact if your tachograph card is lost or stolen? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Which digital tachograph card is only available to enforcement authorities? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Which of the following is good practice in keeping your lorry and its load safe? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Which symbol on your tachograph shows your break/rest period? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Which type of digital tachograph card is used by an approved calibration centre when they’re recalibrating the tachograph? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
While you’re driving, you notice your tachograph isn’t working. What should you do? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Who’s responsible for the issue of tachograph charts to a bus or lorry driver? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Why are goods vehicle drivers’ hours of work controlled? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Why should you carry spare tachograph charts? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You must have enough tachograph charts with you for your journey. When do you need to start a new chart? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’re driving a bus with 18 seats on an excursion from London to Scotland. Which drivers’ hours rules should you use? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’re driving a lorry at night. What can you do to help yourself stay alert? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’re driving a lorry on a motorway and you start to feel drowsy. What should you do when there are no service areas or exits for some distance? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’re driving a lorry. During the journey you begin to feel ill and are unable to concentrate. What should you do? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’re driving under EU drivers’ hours. How is a week defined under these rules? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’re driving under EU tachograph regulations and lose your smart card. When must you inform the relevant authority? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’re making a journey with a co-driver. When the other person is driving, how should you show this time? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’re often involved in the carrying of high-value goods. What security measures can you adopt? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’re planning to carry high-value goods on a regular basis. Whose advice should you seek? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’ve been driving a lorry without a break for four-and-a-half hours. Under EU rules, you must now take a break. How long must this break be? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
You’ve been driving non-stop since 5.00 am. The time is now 9.30 am. Under EU rules, what length of break must you take? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Your vehicle breaks down during a journey. You continue by driving in another vehicle with the same type of tachograph. What must you do with your tachograph chart? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods
Your vehicle is fitted with an analogue tachograph. What should you do if you need to exceed the normal drivers’ hours due to an emergency? Drivers' Hours and Rest Periods