Others, such as driver/sales workers, are also responsible for sales and customer service.
must rest for 15 minutes every 5.5 hours, 30 minutes every 8 hours and 60 minutes every 11 hours (includes driving and non-driving duties).
Additionally, there is the concept of "Cycles." Cycles in effect put a limit on the total amount of time a driver can be on duty in a given period before he must take time off.
Cycle 1 is 70 hours in a 7-day period, and cycle 2 is 120 hours in a 14-day period.
This 14 hours includes a maximum of 13 hours driving time.
Truck drivers provide an essential service to industrialized societies by transporting finished goods and raw materials over land, typically to and from manufacturing plants, retail and distribution centers.
Truck drivers are also responsible for inspecting their vehicles for mechanical items or issues relating to safe operation.