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Tachograph: national practices will no longer be the norm

Tachograph: national practices will no longer be the norm

Source from guideduchrono.com Marc BOUGAUT Can a HGV driver be fined abroad for tampering with a tachograph that is not required or sanctioned in his own country? Following publication in the EU’s Official Journal, the provisions governing tachograph manipulation will apply throughout the Union. National practices will no longer be the norm With regard to…

New FAQ from the French Transport Ministry: Conditions for Taking Regular Weekly Rest time for Truck drivers

New FAQ from the French Transport Ministry: Conditions for Taking Regular Weekly Rest time for Truck drivers

Update as of June 12, 2024: The FAQ that was published on the French Transport Ministry’s website has been removed. We will provide further updates once the new version is published. Two years after the implementation of the new posting rules resulting from the Mobility Package, we observed a new reality on the roads in…

Posting of drivers in Denmark. Clarifications verified by the Danish Road Traffic Authority

Posting of drivers in Denmark. Clarifications verified by the Danish Road Traffic Authority

What evidences should be presented by the transport operator to the Danish Road Traffic Authority in order to be proven that a driver has not been posted in Denmark? Help with the posting of drivers in the Internal Market Information System (IMI) is significant part of our work. We have experienced a number of instances,…

Afternoon tea with an expert in the field (2)

Afternoon tea with an expert in the field (2)

This time, allow me to introduce my esteemed colleague, Agnieszka Martinez, who heads the legal services at Move Expert and played a pivotal role in the creation of this blog. Sharing the same professional calling as myself, she possesses an intimate understanding of the challenges faced by transport companies on the road. With nearly six…

IRU and ETF Advocate for EU Action on Rights and Conditions of Third-Country Drivers

IRU and ETF Advocate for EU Action on Rights and Conditions of Third-Country Drivers

On April 19, the  International Road Transport Union (IRU) and ETF jointly contacted European Commissioner Nicolas Schmit regarding the need for enhanced regulations for third-country drivers working in EU companies. This collaborative effort aims to tackle challenges such as driver shortages within the road transport sector. In this context, the International Road Transport Union (IRU) and…

Afternoon tea with an expert in the field

Afternoon tea with an expert in the field

I am happy to announce my new segment on the blog titled “Afternoon tea with an expert in the field,” where I will invite colleagues, partners, clients, and other experts to discuss various issues concerning the freight transport market. It is my pleasure to begin symbolically with a colleague of my team at Move Expert,…

Increased fines for Hauliers in Denmark

Increased fines for Hauliers in Denmark

Increased fines for Hauliers in Denmark Following last year’s update of fines in Denmark regarding driving and rest time, the organization of the enterprise work, as well as the operation of the tachograph, we have observed increased control and higher fines in recent weeks. The new amendments introduce some significant changes, including a new classification…

European Parliament and Council back revision of EU rules on driving licence

European Parliament and Council back revision of EU rules on driving licence

EU institutions have made considerable progress with revision of the Driving Licence Directive. However, the European Parliament and Councill will be able to continue negotiations only after European elections, which will take place between 6 and 9 June 2024. During its February Plenary Session Members of the European Parliament have adopted their negotiating mandate. Council…

Mobility Package: National provisions on third country operators and drivers employed by work agencies

Mobility Package: National provisions on third country operators and drivers employed by work agencies

As Member States are still in the process of shaping their enforcement practices of Mobility Package 1, we start gaining some clarity on the treatment of 3rd country operators as well as drivers employed by temporary work agencies. Some national practices have been summarized by the European Labour Authority in its “Report on cooperation obligations…

Navigating intermodal transport. A case study in France

Navigating intermodal transport. A case study in France

A recent incident in France has brought attention to a case of irregular cabotage, highlighting the complexities of intermodal transport and following regulations. Upon arrival at the port of Marseille, a semi-trailer coupled with a truck for the inland journey of more than 500 km. This connection at the port of Marseille was seen as…