In February 2017, a new VDAM Rule came into effect.
In August 2017, changes to the Land Transport Act were agreed by Parliament.
As part of this Act, on 6 May 2019 changes will come in to effect that relate to the commercial transport sector.
On 6 May 2019, the Employment Relations Amendment Act 2018 will provide workers with minimum entitlements to rest and meal breaks. This means bus drivers will become entitled to 10-minute breaks during their typical work day, in addition to the 30-minute breaks they already receive.
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