A comprehensive guide of the operational rules and guidelines governing the UK's road transport operators. This best-selling, exclusive handbook is an essential reference and explores in detail the most pressing issues in today's road transport industry. It includes details on professional competence, rules on working times and driving hours, licensing and penalties, insurance, road traffic law, maintenance advice and the international road haulage market. This manual includes guidance for drivers in the Republic of Ireland and mainland Europe, along with the rules and penalties governing these regions.
- Provides essential information on professional competence, technical standards and goods vehicle operations
- Offers a definitive one-stop reference source for the haulage industry
- New to this edition: revised to reflect changes such as international transport of animals, dangerous and perishable goods, international haulage and customs procedures
- New to this edition: Brexit policy changes related to operator licensing for international operations, insurance and the international transport of animals