Exemptions introduced to rules on bus and heavy goods transport vehicle drivers’ driving times and rest periods

Due to the coronavirus situation, the Government has issued a decree introducing exemptions to the rules on bus and heavy goods transport vehicle drivers’ driving times and rest periods. The purpose of the decree is to safeguard the operation of domestic goods transport and guarantee security of supply.

The exemptions are in force from 27 March 2020 to 25 April 2020.

For more information, see the following Ministry of Transport and Communications press release: Temporary exemptions to driving times and rest periods due to coronavirus situation (External link)

Traficom has informed holders of goods and passenger transport licences of the exemptions (in Finnish).