PBS Operational Rules


SKU: 1926-1 Category:


PBS Information Course – Operational Rules

This course is primarily targeted at existing PBS operators, however other interested stakeholders are welcome to participate.

The main goal of this course is to emphasize the crucial importance of consistent compliance with the operational requirements of the Smart Truck Programme Rules, version 33 (July 2021).

The following sections will be discussed:
• Route assessment
• Following distances
• Axle/combination mass tolerances
• Medical fitness tests :bi-annual
• Driver screening
• Driver Training : bi-annual
• Content of driver training
• Driver wellness monitoring : bi-annual
• South African Society of Medicine (SASOM) – Guidelines for fitness to drive
• Driver age & experience
• PBS Permit (Section 81) Validation & Training
• Permit conditions
• Reporting requirements