Rick Nugent joined the Company in June 2015 and has proved himself to be a valuable member of the team extending services that Foster Tachographs and Transport Compliance can offer. A Transport Industry professional, with over 30 years’ experience
Foster Tachographs Limited are pleased to publish a press release from our clients Howard Snaith Coaches which confirms the outcome of a lengthy court case following an investigation which started approximately four years ago. The operator always denied the
The scenario is relevant to both the road haulage and PCV industry, as the same principles apply when planning the routes and work associated with collection and carriage of cargo or passengers. The question that was received is provided below.
Since the introduction of the compulsory use of tachographs in the United Kingdom on 1 January 1982 (adoption of EC Regulation 1463/70) there has long been confusion, dispute and errors in the use, misunderstanding and, in some cases, blatant deliberate
In the realm of Legislation, as it applies to Commercial Vehicle Drivers, this can be a two-edged sword as the Internet remains an open but frequently, inaccurate source. Here are just a few examples of what we mean: Example 1
These differed from the Fixed Penalty tickets that the Police had been issuing since the early 1980’s in four key areas. 1. Commercial Vehicle Offences came into the equation in relation to Drivers’ Hours' breaches, primarily under EEC 3821/85 and
It is of concern how many operators, unknowingly, fall short of the expectations of the Courts and Traffic Commissioners alike in undertaking their obligations to operate in accordance with the EC Drivers’ Hours and Tachograph Regulations and the Road Transport
Background to the changes Council Regulation (EEC) 3821/85 controls the technical standards and rules of use of both analogue and digital tachographs. It aims to help enforce driving time, rest and break regulations of drivers to prevent fatigue and therefore