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Australia Standard Hours of Service Rule Supported By The Truckers Trip Planning App.

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What is the Australia Standard Hours of Service Rule?

The Australia Standard Hours of Service rule applies to drivers who do not have accreditation or exemption for fatigue management operating under Australia's independent regulator for all vehicles over 4.5 tons; the National Heavy Vehicle Regulator (NHVR).

 

The Australia Standard Hours of Service rules are:

  • A driver operating within the Australia Standard Hours of Service rules cannot work more than 72 hours in a 7 day work week.

  • A driver operating within the Australia Standard Hours of Service rules cannot work no more than 12 hours in a 24 hour day.

  • A driver operating within the Australia Standard Hours of Service rules cannot drive more than 12 hours in a 24 hour period.

  • A driver operating within the Australia Standard Hours of Service rules cannot drive more than 12 hours in a 24 hour period.

  • A driver operating within the Australia Standard Hours of Service rules must take a mandatory 15 minute break prior to the completion of 5.5 hours of continuous work.

  • A driver operating within the Australia Standard Hours of Service rules must take a mandatory 30 minute break in blocks of at least 15 continuous minutes prior to the completion of 8 hours of continuous work.

  • A driver operating within the Australia Standard Hours of Service rules must take a mandatory 60 minute break in blocks of at least 15 continuous minutes prior to the completion of 11 hours of continuous work.

  • A driver operating within the Australia Standard Hours of Service rules must take a mandatory 7 hour break at the completion of 12 hours of continuous work and prior to the completion of a 24 hour day.

  • A driver operating within the Australia Standard Hours of Service rules cannot restart the work week until after having completed 24 continuous hours of rest after 72 hours of work.

The Australia Standard Hours of Service Rules are supported in the following Trip Planning Apps:

The Australia Standard Hours of Service Rules are supported in the following Trip Planning Apps: