Soon some vehicles will no longer need to be fitted with tachograph recording equipment and their drivers will not have to comply with EC drivers’ hours rules, but with GB drivers’ hours rules instead.
Vehicles which are used in connection with sewerage, flood protection, water, gas and electricity maintenance services may be exempt from the EC drivers’ hours rules.
Many drivers find drivers’ hours and tachographs a complicated subject. If you only drive occasionally, it can be a real struggle to remember the details which help you to stay within the law. Here we provide some advice on what types of activity you should record and what to show to an enforcement officer.