Working time rules: lorry, bus and coach drivers and crew

A summary of working time regulations for heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and public service vehicle (PSV) drivers and crew ('mobile workers').


Working Time Regulations for mobile workers

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This guide covers the legislation, requirements and record-keeping which specifically apply to mobile workers.

Mobile workers must make sure they comply with the working time and drivers hours rules for goods vehicles and passenger vehicles.

Published 19 July 2013