Roadside inspections

National French rules: drivers cannot spend their rest time in the light commercial vehicles

National French rules: drivers cannot spend their rest time in the light commercial vehicles

Few years ago, the French authorities have adopted new regulations under Decree n°2019 -1428 of December 24, 2019, which impose an obligation to provide an accommodation outside the vehicle for daily and weekly rest periods on transport operators carried out by light commercial vehicles (below 3,5t). In this context, the regular weekly rests or daily…

Is “Macron’ Law” still applicable in France?

Is “Macron’ Law” still applicable in France?

Massive communication about new posting rules coming from the Directive 2020/1057 caused a consequence that transport companies misunderstood the total frame of all posting rules in Europe and did not pay an attention to still applicable local rules as, for example, the French “Macron Law” which is still applicable even for the bilateral operations if the transport…

How many penalty’ points may a truck driver get in Germany?

How many penalty’ points may a truck driver get in Germany?

International trucking companies and its truck drivers maintain the transportation of goods throughout Europe, but in conducting this business they must comply with many European regulations in order to be compliant. Any driver (German or non-German) has to comply according to the posting rules and penalty points on their driving licence. Therefore, any driver committing faults in…

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/…

Obligation to keep A1 form in the vehicle

Obligation to keep A1 form in the vehicle

Obligation to keep A1 form in the vehicle Are drivers obliged to keep A1 forms in the cabin of their vehicles while carrying out international transport operations? This question has been asked repetitively, especially by transport operators who send their drivers to France and Austria, but checks are also carried out in Germany and Italy….

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…

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…

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…

Control of bilateral operations

Control of bilateral operations

How bilateral operations are controlled on the road? Do you know how to answer authorities’ requirements? New rules for the posting of drivers in the road transport sector, distinguishes between types of transport operations to which rules on posting should apply and those to which posting rules should not apply. More specifically, the drivers shall…

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