European Legislation on Driving and Working Hours in Road Transportation

  • Christoph Manuel Meyer


In this chapter the rules of the European social legislation are presented. The restrictions to be considered by freight forwarding companies are mainly laid down in two laws: Regulation (EC) No 561/2006 restricts driving hours and Directive 2002/15/EC gives restrictions on working hours of persons engaged in road transportation.


Rest Period European Legislation Road Transportation Driving Time Weekly Phase 
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© Gabler Verlag | Springer Fachmedien Wiesbaden GmbH 2011

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