The list of infringements from Regulation EC No 561/2006, Regulation EU No 165/2014 and Directive EC No 2002/15

EU drivers' hours regulation EC561/2006
EU drivers’ hours regulation EC561/2006

EU drivers’ hours regulation EC561/2006

Article 6.1(a) More than 10 h of daily driving.
The daily driving time shall not exceed nine hours.

Article 6.1(b) +9 h daily driving more than twice a week.
However, the daily driving time may be extended to at most 10 hours not more than twice during the week.

Article 6.2 Weekly driving time exceeded 56 h.
The weekly driving time shall not exceed 56 hours and shall not result in the maximum weekly working time laid down in Directive 2002/15/EC being exceeded.

Article 6.3 More than 90 h of driving in two consecutive weeks.
The total accumulated driving time during any two consecutive weeks shall not exceed 90 hours

Article 7 Insufficient break during a 4.5 h driving period.
After a driving period of four and a half hours, a driver shall take an uninterrupted break of not less than 45 minutes, unless he takes a rest period.
This break may be replaced by a break of at least 15 minutes followed by a break of at least 30 minutes each distributed over the period in such a way as to comply with the provisions of the first paragraph.

Article 8.2(1) More than 3 reduced (<11 h) daily rests between two weekly rests.
A driver shall take daily and weekly rest periods

Article 8.2(2) Less than 9 h of daily rest (single driver).
Within each period of 24 hours after the end of the previous daily rest period or weekly rest period, a driver shall have taken a new daily rest period.
If the portion of the daily rest period which falls within that 24 hour period is at least nine hours but less than 11 hours, then the daily rest period in question shall be regarded as a reduced daily rest period.

Article 8.5 Less than 9 h of daily rest (multi-manning).
By way of derogation from paragraph 2, within 30 hours of the end of a daily or weekly rest period, a driver engaged in multi-manning must have taken a new daily rest period of at least nine hours.

Article 8.6(a) Less than 1 regular and 1 reduced weekly rest in two consecutive weeks.
In any two consecutive weeks a driver shall take at least:
— two regular weekly rest periods, or

Article 8.6(b) A weekly rest period started later than 6 days from the previous weekly rest.
In any two consecutive weeks a driver shall take at least:
— one regular weekly rest period and one reduced weekly rest period of at least 24 hours. However, the reduction shall be compensated by an equivalent period of rest taken en bloc before the end of the third week following the week in question.

Article 8.6(c) A reduced (<45 h) weekly rest could not be compensated.
A weekly rest period shall start no later than at the end of six 24-hour periods from the end of the previous weekly rest period.

EC561/206 infringements are categorized as follows:
MI Minor infringement
SI Serious infringement
VSI Very serious infringement
MSI Most serious infringement

 

Handling of digital tachographs regulation - Regulation EU No 165/2014
Handling of digital tachographs regulation – Regulation EU No 165/2014

Handling of digital tachographs regulation – Regulation EU No 165/2014

Article 34.3(b) Manual entry missing 
When, as a result of being away from the vehicle, a driver is unable to use the tachograph fitted to the vehicle, the periods of time referred to in points “Other Work, Period of Availability and Rest/Break” shall:
(b) if the vehicle is fitted with a digital tachograph, be entered into the driver card using the manual entry facility provided for in the tachograph.

Article 34.7 Missing entry of place where daily work period begin or end
The driver shall enter in the digital tachograph the symbols of the countries in which the daily working period started and finished. However, a Member State may require drivers of vehicles engaged in transport operations inside its territory to add more detailed geographic specifications to the country symbol, provided that the Member State notified those detailed geographic specifications to the Commission before 1 April 1998.

 

Road transport regulation - EU Working Time Directive EC NO. 2002/15
Road transport regulation – EU Working Time Directive EC NO. 2002/15

Road transport regulation – EU Working Time Directive EC NO. 2002/15

Article 4(a).1 The total weekly work period may not exceed 60.0 hours

Article 4(a).2 During a period of 17 weeks, the average weekly work period may not exceed 48 hours

Article 5.1(a) Rests should be taken when needed or after a maximum of six hours of work

Article 5.1(b) During a working period of between six and nine hours, a minimum of 30 minutes of rest is required. Resting periods may be split into periods of at least 15 minutes each

Article 5.1(c) During a working period of over nine hours, a minimum of 45 minutes of rest is required. Resting periods may be split into periods of at least 15 minutes each

Article 7.1 If night work is conducted, the total daily work period may not exceed ten hours within a 24 hour period

 

Recording drivers’ hours

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