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Truck driver rest facilities access in Queensland

Truck driver rest facilities are allowed to stay open to support truck drivers and other essential road users to during the COVID-19 emergency. These facilities provide retail, food and shower and restroom amenities for heavy vehicle drivers and other essential road users.

A truck driver rest facility is a business that operates a truck driver lounge, truck driver room, or similar facility at a road side service centre or service station, which normally provide heavy vehicle drivers access to amenities such as food, showers, restrooms and facilities to undertake fatigue management breaks.

Owners or operators of businesses operating truck driver rest facilities can continue their normal opening hours to assist in the safe movement across Queensland of road freight, heavy vehicle drivers and other essential road users.

In continuing the opening hours for truck driver rest facility, keep yourself and those around you safe by following the health advice for prevention of corona virus COVID-19.

Penalties

Failing to follow the health advice may result in a fine of up to $1,330 for individuals and $6,670 for corporations.

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