As part of the government’s effort to keep supply chains moving throughout the coronavirus outbreak, the Department for Transport has authorised an extension to the existing relaxation of the drivers’ hours rules.
The extension means that the temporary relaxation previously due to end on 21 April, will continue until the end of 31 May 2020. This extension does not apply to the previous relaxation on break requirements.
Driver safety remains a priority for the government and drivers should not be expected to drive whilst tired.
Employers remain responsible for the health and safety of their employees and other road users.
Please ensure you refer to the link below, or speak to your local traffic commissioner to keep up-to-date with any changes which may affect your fleet.