Driver Fatigue

log-book-pagesDriver Fatigue, Workbook Hours, and Driver Logbooks

A 3-4 hour seminar focusing on refreshing commercial drivers of their responsibilities towards work-time hours, fatigue, and the use of Driver Logbooks.

Combining a PowerPoint presentation, open discussions, and logbook scenario.

3 Hour seminar
A suitable lecture room/meeting room/lunch room facility, and whiteboard.
$300 + GST.
The seminar should refresh drivers on fatigue management, the amount of worktime and rest time they are entitled to, and correctly compiling a Driver Logbook. The seminar covers the following topics;


  • Causes and Symptoms of fatigue
  • Effects of fatigue on driving
  • Managing the onset of fatigue
  • Company’s Policies and Procedures


  • Maximum Worktime hours
  • Minimum Rest periods

Compiling Driver Logbook

  • Legal Requirements
  • Security of Logbooks
  • Unavoidable Delays
  • Short Term Variations
  • Penalties
NZQA Unit Standard: This course covers the following NZQA Unit Standard;

Demonstrate knowledge of fatigue management, Work Time, and Driver Logbook requirements. (Level 3, credits 5)

All NZQA credits are forwarded to NZQA for registration, once the course has been successfully completed.

This seminar can be modified to meet clients’ particular needs