Agnieszka Martinez

Legal Adviser, Specialist for the posting of drivers at Move Expert
EU’s reply to Joint Letter from Road Haulier’s Associations to EC and ELA

EU’s reply to Joint Letter from Road Haulier’s Associations to EC and ELA

I am delighted to bring some encouraging news and keep you informed about the recent progress concerning our joint letter sent to the European Commission and the European Labour Authority on May 30, 2023. The transport associations came together in a joint letter and expressed their profound concerns about the roadside control practices in France,…

Remote tachograph detection

Remote tachograph detection

Anticipating the deadline of August 19, 2024, Denmark, Great Britain, the Netherlands, Poland, Germany, Belgium, France, and Italy already have equipped themselves to communicate remotely with tachographs installed in moving vehicles. The impact of remote detection will be far more significant for hauliers than the upcoming arrival of the chrono 1C V2. It doesn’t only…

The new posting directive transposed to Germany

The new posting directive transposed to Germany

The Draft Act on the Regulation of the Posting of Drivers in the Road Transport Sector and on the Cross-Border Enforcement of the Posting of Workers Act has been adopted in Germany on 1st of March 2023.  The draft act transposes EU law requirements in the area of posting law into national law. However, it…

Interview with the Executive Director of ELA

Interview with the Executive Director of ELA

European Labour Mobility Congress. 24 – 25 April. 2023 in Krakow. We have been there! With a diverse range of speakers, each with their own areas of expertise, this event was an enriching platform to broaden the horizons, exchange knowledge and dive into the realm of best practices alongside a myriad of captivating speakers, each…

A1 certificate cannot be temporarily suspended

A1 certificate cannot be temporarily suspended

An A1 certificate remains legally valid, even if it has been provisionally suspended by the issuing institution, until it is officially withdrawn or declared invalid. The Court of Justice of the European Union point out on the Judgment of the Court of Justice of the European Union (Second Chamber), 2 March 2023 [1], that the temporary…

POLISH LAW ADAPTS TO MOBILITY PACKAGE RULES

POLISH LAW ADAPTS TO MOBILITY PACKAGE RULES

POLISH LAW ADAPTS TO MOBILITY PACKAGE RULES RELATED TO THE POSTING OF DRIVERS.  Poland’s Council of Ministers has adopted a draft act on the posting of drivers in road transport. The draft act adapts Polish law to EU regulations, with regard to the posting of drivers in the international transport sector, within the framework of…

New Dutch penalties for violations

New Dutch penalties for violations

On March 24, 2023, the Dutch regulations on penalties for road transport violations  were updated. These changes pertain to penalties for violations of drivers’ working times and tachographs. The new regulations introduce several significant changes, including the classification of violations as serious, very serious, and most serious. For example, the provisions of the Regulation on…

End of grace period for carriers from EU in UK

End of grace period for carriers from EU in UK

EU carriers’ rights in UK On 24 December 2022, a number of legislative changes resulting from the Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) signed between the European Union and the United Kingdom came into effect, as stated in a letter from the British Department for Transport. Until 31 March 2023, there was a transition period during…

ROADPOL Truck & Bus Operation

ROADPOL Truck & Bus Operation

ROADPOL Operation Truck & Bus caimpaign took place from 13th to 19th February 2023.  ROADPOL Operation Truck & Bus is a coordinated European enforcement action by Traffic Police Officers from each ROADPOL member country and takes place on Europe’s roads four times each year. Commercial busses and heavy goods vehicles are stopped and checked at the roadside…

French controls of non-EU carriers

French controls of non-EU carriers

Do you know that as a non-European transport company you need an ECMT or a bilateral authorization? The French authorities are carrying out a control campaign regarding the conformity of non-European transport companies. In view of the large number of roadside checks carried out in France on transport companies based in non-EU countries, I would…