Yes. Maintaining safety and ensuring you are not fatigued is always critical and you must continue to fulfil the work time obligations set out for heavy vehicle drivers and operators.
If you expect delays due to COVID restrictions, you must ensure that your driving schedule provides for the time expected. You must also remain within all work time and logbook requirements as this is not considered a delay.
No. Any COVID related delays are not considered an impact to your work time. You must ensure that your driving schedule provides for the time expected and that you remain within all work time requirements.
We are processing all commercial endorsement applications as per normal.
If your driver licence card shows an expiry date between 21 July 2021 and 31 May 2022, it is deemed current. You are encouraged to visit a licensing agent as soon as you can as they are open. Remember to bring all necessary and valid documents with you and please be patient as licensing agents are experiencing longer wait times.
If your licence or endorsement remains expires after the extension ends, you won’t be able to continue driving until it is renewed.
From 3 December 2021, driver licensing agents will follow the guidelines set out in the traffic light system, including continued 1m distancing and wearing facemasks.