Posting rules for drivers

European Commission has revised its guidelines on the obligatory return of the vehicle

European Commission has revised its guidelines on the obligatory return of the vehicle

Obligatory return of the vehicle each eight weeks to one of the operational centres in the Member State of establishment has entered into force on 21 February 2022. In order to secure harmonised understanding and enforcement of this obligation, the European Commission published a Q&A document. On that occasion Move Expert has prepared a detailed…

ERRU: Enforcement of road transport rules in the EU

ERRU: Enforcement of road transport rules in the EU

In order to secure effective enforcement of rules within the road transport of goods, there is a need for common rules as well as exchange of information on road transport operators between competent authorities from all Member States. In the EU, exchange of information is possible via the European Registers of Road Transport Undertakings (ERRU),…

Posting of drivers via temporary

Posting of drivers via temporary

The scope of the lex specialis Directive covers drivers that are posted on the territory of EU Member States directly via transport operators that provide transport services to another independent party. As a result, intragroup posting as well as posting of drivers via temporary work agencies are excluded from lex specialis and governed by the…

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…

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….

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…

Application of new posting rules to LCVs

Application of new posting rules to LCVs

Application of new posting rules to LCVs- situation in France As a general rule, since 2 February 2022 transport operators are subject to new legislative measures on posting, including administrative requirements in case of control and the obligation to register posted drivers in the IMI system. The lex specialis Directive 2020/1057 does not differentiate directly…

IMI vs national registration system

IMI vs national registration system

IMI registration or national registration systems – what prevails in countries, who have not transposed yet the lex specialis Directive? Despite the fact, that Member States were obliged to transpose the lex specialis Directive 2020/10571 by 2 February 2022, only few of them have done so. To our knowledge so far only France, Denmark, Spain,…

Long-term posting of drivers

Long-term posting of drivers

Do provisions on long-term posting of drivers apply to the transport sector and do periods of posting of drivers registered in IMI system cumulate? Move Expert is receiving a large number of enquiries, especially from Romanian carriers, concerning the period of posting of drivers to be registered within the IMI system. Some operators fear, that while registering drivers…