Legal Advice

  • The rules around breaks

    14th March 2018

    I have received the following question: Is the 24-hour rest period set in stone irrespective, or does it only count when the next day is a working day that that driver is working? Before answering this question it is useful…

  • Notes on tachograph mode switch operation

    2nd March 2017

    If you are driving under tachograph laws, then the correct use of the mode switch must be undertaken. As well as ‘driving’, there are other modes: * Other work: This covers all activities defined as work other than driving in…

  • Regulations regarding multi-manning

    2nd March 2017

    Multi-manning is a topic which affects many drivers and it can be used very effectively by operators. In Regulations 561/2006, it describes ‘multi-manning’ as meaning the situation where, during each period of driving between any two consecutive daily rest periods,…