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Management of Drivers’ Hours and Records

This course examines the legal framework of drivers’ hours and records legislation. Although many operations now utilise sophisticated tachograph analysis software, problems can arise when drivers ask to interrogate these records or when incorrect data is produced. This course highlights the complexities that the drivers’ hours rules create, particularly the relationship between the hours’ rules and parallel ‘working time regulations’.

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.

Benefits of attending

  • 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.
  • Offers the opportunity to network with other industry professionals; sharing ideas and best practice.

Course content

  • Legislation on EU drivers’ hours.
  • Legislation on domestic drivers’ hours.
  • Working time regulations.
  • Employer and driver obligations and rights.
  • Written records for drivers exempt from EU rules.
  • Best practice for monitoring compliance.
  • Analysis and problem solving.
  • Management of analogue and digital tachographs.
  • Implications of running two systems simultaneously.

Course duration

Half day.

Course Delivery

Public In-Company
Online Classroom


Maximum Candidates

Classroom - 20

Online - 16

Please notify us of any special requirements or access arrangements at the time of booking

Course ID: MANAGEJxm4

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Course Dates



JUNE                                              Location                                        
17 Online


OCTOBER                                      Location                                       
14 Online


DECEMBER                                    Location                                       
18 Online