Agnieszka Martinez

Legal Adviser, Specialist for the posting of drivers at Move Expert
New posting rules will apply to Norway as of 1st of November 2022

New posting rules will apply to Norway as of 1st of November 2022

In June 2022, the Norwegian government announced changes to transport regulations to implement the Mobility Package regulations. It is now known that the new rules will take effect for road freight transport as of 1st of November 2022. The new posting rules resulting from the Mobility Package, concern driving and rest times for drivers, the use of…

Fuel shortage: exemptions on heavy vehicle traffic extended

Fuel shortage: exemptions on heavy vehicle traffic extended

Faced with the difficulties of the strike in France, European road carriers are indispensable: to facilitate fuel deliveries and our supplies, France have extended the exceptional measures allowing them to circulate more weekend and in the coming days. The government renews the traffic authorization for trucks over 7.5 t transporting hydrocarbons, from October 14 to…

Roadside checks in Sweden. Ban to take a regular weekly rest in the cabin of the vehicle

Roadside checks in Sweden. Ban to take a regular weekly rest in the cabin of the vehicle

As an employer of the transport company, your driver has been stopped and checked in Sweden for regular weekly rest time?  The Swedish authority doesn’t accept the proofs of taking weekly rest time in a private home. The transport company was fined for not compliance with the Article 8. 8 of the Regulation EC 561/…

Missing record sheets = One single penalty

Missing record sheets = One single penalty

Application of the Regulation (EU) No 165/2014 on tachographs in road transport sector As a general rule, transport operators are subject to obligation to produce the record sheets relating to the period covering the current day and the previous 28 days as provided in Article 36 of the Regulation (EU) No. 165/2014.   In accordance…

Road checks related to rest time in France

Road checks related to rest time in France

Road checks related to rest time in France Does your, as an employer of the transport company, driver have ever been stopped and checked in France for regular weekly rest time?  And you have paid at least 750 euros as a “consignation “in France? By judgment of May 19, 2022, the French Police Court of…

New campaign organized by ELA

New campaign organized by ELA

New campaign organized by ELA: Leaflets on “Driving and Resting Times” and “Posting of drivers” The last week, ELA coordinated several joint inspections in road transport with participation of authorities from EU Member States. More than half of the EU Member States, 18 EU Member States participated in the joint inspections. As European Labour Authority…

18 EU Member States in ELA inspections

18 EU Member States in ELA inspections

More than half of the EU Member States have participated in ELA inspections ELA announced that last week they coordinated several joint inspections in road transport with participation of authorities from EU Member States. In general, more than half of the EU Member States, 18 EU Member States already participated in these joint inspections with…

Organize the return of the vehicle

Organize the return of the vehicle

How to organize the obligatory return of the vehicle ? While most of the proposals in the Mobility Package are effective, the new obligation to arrange for the return of each vehicle to the company’s operating center in the country of establishment at least every 8 weeks came into force only on 21 February 2022….

Joint inspections organized by ELA

Joint inspections organized by ELA

Joint inspections organized by ELA How are the new rules on the posting of drivers are checked actually on the road? Are you in compliance with the Mobility Package and the lex specialis concerning the posting of drivers? Move Expert receives a large number of calls and requests, as was the case for example from Romanian…

Community licence for LCVs

Community licence for LCVs

Community licence for LCVs From 21 May, companies carrying out international transport with vehicles whose maximum permissible weight exceeds 2.5 tonnes will have to have the appropriate authorisations. Until now, the Community licence has only applied to vehicles with a gross vehicle weight of over 3.5 tonnes. The most important change for LCVs with a…