AETR or 561/2006/EC ?

Pay attention or pay the price. Journeys to or through the countries that are signatories to the AETR Agreement (see list below) are subject to AETR rules. AETR rules apply to the whole journey, including any EU countries passed through. Council Regulation (EC) 561/2006, which came into force in April 2007 replaced the previous EU [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:33+00:00September 5th, 2016|One minute lessons|0 Comments

Worktime. What are drivers’ obligations?

Pay attention or pay the price. Mobile workers must inform their employer in writing of any hours worked for another employer or work done for themselves such as driving a taxi so that these hours can be included when calculating the worker’s total working time. Remember, the regulations apply to the total time worked, not [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:33+00:00August 30th, 2016|One minute lessons|0 Comments

One minute lessons. Lesson 15. Work at night.

It takes only one minute to read, but you can save money. Pay attention or pay the price. What is ‘night’ work? Night work is work performed during ‘night-time’ which, under the directive and Irish regulations, is: œThe time between midnight and 4 am hours for the transport of goods and between 1 am and [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:36+00:00August 14th, 2016|One minute lessons|0 Comments

One minute lessons. Lesson 14

It takes only one minute to read, but you can save money. Pay attention or pay the price. If you are not familiar with phrases like mobile-worker, self-employed driver, working time, period of availability, breaks, and rest periods, please click on the following pictures and read pages 6-9. Very important to understand the meanings of [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:36+00:00August 8th, 2016|One minute lessons|0 Comments

One minute lessons. Lesson 13

It takes only one minute to read, but you can save money. Pay attention or pay the price. Road Transport working Time directive. What obligations do employers and self-employed drivers have?   Employer Obligations Action to be taken You must know which of your staff members are subject to the directive. Make a list [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:36+00:00August 7th, 2016|One minute lessons|0 Comments

One minute lessons. Lesson 12

It takes only one minute to read, but you can save money. Pay attention or pay the price. Driver? Owner? Whether the 561/2006/EC is the only relating regulation? NO. There are several. Have you ever heard stories like "you can work 6 hours and then you have to take 30 minutes break at least" or [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:36+00:00August 4th, 2016|One minute lessons|0 Comments

One minute lessons. Lesson 11

It takes only one minute to read, but you can save money. Pay attention or pay the price. A transport undertaking shall not give drivers it employs or who are put at its disposal any payment, even in the form of a bonus or wage supplement, related to distances travelled and/or the amount of goods [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:36+00:00July 31st, 2016|One minute lessons|0 Comments

One minute lessons. Lesson 10

It takes only one minute to read, but you can save money. Pay attention or pay the price. On your way to the truck. Any time spent travelling to a location to take charge of a vehicle falling within the scope of this Regulation, or to return from that location, when the vehicle is neither [...]

By |2016-10-21T10:57:37+00:00July 27th, 2016|One minute lessons|0 Comments