Drivers Hours & Road Transport Regulations

Both the EU Drivers’ Hours and RT(WT)R are cornerstones of the road transport industry, but they are often not fully understood.

This module aims to provide drivers with a thorough working knowledge of the requirements of this vital legislation, equipping delegates with the necessary knowledge to understand the rules and regulations around Driver's hours.

The course includes:

  • Introduction to Drivers’ Hours
  • The legal framework
  • UK Domestic Rules 1968
  • EC Regulation 561/2006 (EU Drivers’ Hours)
  • Road Transport (Working Time) Regulations 2005
  • Exercises to verify the driver’s knowledge


This course can be combined with any of our other 3½ hour courses to complete the required 7 hours of Driver CPC training.



Course Objective:

By the end of the session, drivers will have a better understanding of Drivers Hours requirements. Having a clear understanding of Drivers Hours legislation will help them and anyone they may work for – safe and on the right side of the law.

Course Duration:

3½ hours