Van Driver Toolkit – Drivers’ Hours

Did you know?

  • There are laws limiting the amount of driving a van driver can do each day. These laws also require minimum rest periods.
  • Drivers breaking these rules can receive large fines and even custodial sentences.
  • There are 2 different sets of rules that can apply. It is important you know which you need to follow.

You’ll probably be driving under GB Domestic Rules but you will need to check.

The easiest way to understand which rules apply is to assume the more onerous EU Rules will apply unless there is an exemption; these exemptions are legally defined and can be