Attention! In recent weeks, there has been a significant increase in the number of roadside inspections! Roadside checks mainly focus on the regular weekly rest time outside the cabin and the driver's return home! Fines range up to 4000 euros!
Attention truckers! you can ONLY be fined for non-compliance with the prohibition of taking the regular weekly rest in the cabin when drivers are caught on the spot! Fines in France extend to 750 euros!
Keep attention in Belgium! There are many controls regarding a regular return of a driver at home. Declaration of a driver renouncing in advance the right of a return at home is not a guarantee to be not penalized.
Attention Truckers! In Italy, many truckers got the penalty of 3. 500 euros for missing IMI certificate!More than a half of the EU Member States have participated in road transport inspections organized by ELA and there will be more to be carried out.
The police court in Orleans cancelled a penal proceeding against a polish company due to a defective translation during control, regarding the weekly rest time spend inside truck.
This week the EU Labour Authority with the participation of Roadpol managed the joint inspections in many Member States: France, Bulgaria, Croatia, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands