Relation of Social Legislation in Road Transport on Driver’s Work Quality

  • Miloš PoliakEmail author
  • Adela Poliaková
Conference paper
Part of the Communications in Computer and Information Science book series (CCIS, volume 531)


This paper analyses a problematics of a social law limitation in road transport on drivers work. It analyses the demands on drivers in road freight transport in European Union and compares them with demands in chosen states (USA, Canada, Australia, New Zealand) and with demands for AETR Agreement Member States. From 2010 the conditions of social right are unified for AETR Agreement Member States, including Russia, Ukraine, Belarus, Serbia and for European Union Member States, but these unified conditions are much stronger comparing to conditions in said analysed countries that are not EU members nor AETR Agreement members. The paper shows on social right limitation influence in road transport on transport economy that is indirectly influencing on safety and quality of driver’s work. The paper refers the possible risks of driver’s work from the point of view of safety and quality that are caused by road transport social right limitation.


Driver Driver’s work Driving time Breaks Rest Safety Quality Social legislation 



This contribution was made with the support of the project: VEGA č. 1/0320/14 POLIAK, M.: Road Safety Improvement through Promoting Public Passenger Transport


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Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.Fakulta prevádzky a ekonomiky dopravy a spojovŽilinská univerzita v ŽilineŽilinaSlovakia
  2. 2.Materiálovotechnologická fakulta v TrnaveSlovenská technická univerzita v BratislaveTrnavaSlovakia

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