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Occupational Health and Safety Regulation 2001
Repealed version for 7 June 2011 to 31 December 2011 (accessed 16 December 2019 at 11:13)
Chapter 4 Part 4.5 Clause 81C
81C   Duty of consignors and consignees to make inquiries as to likely fatigue of drivers
A consignor or consignee must not enter a contract with a head carrier for the transport of freight long distance unless the consignor or consignee has satisfied itself on reasonable grounds:
(a)  that any delivery timetable is reasonable as regards the fatigue of any driver transporting freight long distance under the contract, taking into account industry knowledge of a reasonable time for the making of such a trip (including loading, unloading and queuing times), and
(b)  that each driver who will transport freight long distance under the contract is covered by a driver fatigue management plan.
Maximum penalty: Level 4.