Rules.

1. Dayling duration of operating a motor vehicle shall not exceed 9 hours. It can be increased to a maximum of 10 hours not more than twice during the week.

2. The weekly driving a motor vehicle shall not exceed 56 hours.

3. The total duration of driving during any two consecutive weeks shall not exceed 90 hours.

4. After a driving period of four and a half hours, the driver makes a break for at least 45 minutes, unless he takes a rest period.

5. This break may be replaced by a break of at least 15 minutes followed by a break of at least 30 minutes. During these breaks, the driver does not perform any other work.

6. The breaks observed under paragraphs 4 and 5 of this Regulation can not be regarded as daily rest periods.

7. The total daily duration of the work, including control of the vehicle shall not exceed 13 hours. The duration of the overall work can be extended to 15 hours a day. The driver can have no more than three working days extended to 15 hours of total work between any two weekly rest periods.

8. The maximum duration of continuous operation another (hammer) and driving should not exceed six hours, after which the driver makes a break for at least 45 minutes, unless he takes a rest period.

9. The driver uses the daily and weekly rest periods.

10. Within every 24 hours, the driver shall have a daily rest period of at least 11 hours. If a portion of the daily rest period which falls within that 24 hour period is at least 9 hours but less than 11 hours, then the daily rest period is regarded as a reduced daily rest period. The daily rest period may be used on the vehicle, if it has a berth and the vehicle is stationary.

11. Notwithstanding paragraph 8 of this Regulation within 30 hours after the end of a daily or weekly rest period, a driver, a part of the crew of several people, has a new daily rest period of not less than 9 hours.

12. The daily rest period may be extended to make a regular weekly rest period or a reduced weekly rest period.

13. A driver may have at most three reduced daily rest periods between any two weekly rest periods.

14. During each workweek driver shall have a weekly rest period, which should be 45 consecutive hours. This rest period can be shortened to 36 hours, if it is used in the place where the vehicle or where the driver, or up to 24 hours, if used in any other place. Each reduction shall be compensated by the provision of appropriate rest time is entirely up to the end of the third week. A weekly rest period shall commence no later than at the end of six 24-hour periods from the end of the previous weekly rest period.

15. Activities, which is used to compensate for a reduced weekly rest period is attached to another rest period of at least nine hours.

16. At the discretion of the driver’s daily rest periods and reduced weekly rest periods outside the place of registration can be used on the vehicle, if it has specially fitted sleeping facilities for each driver provided for the construction of the vehicle and if the vehicle is parked.

17. Drivers of the crew, consisting of a few people have regular weekly rest period, at least 45 hours each week. This period may be reduced to not less than 24 hours (reduced weekly rest period). However, each reduction is compensated by an equivalent period of rest taken en bloc before the end of the third week following the week in question.

18. A weekly rest period that falls in two weeks may be counted in either week, but not in both.

19. In cases where the driver is accompanied by the section of the route the vehicle which is transported by ferry or by rail, it should have a berth, and his normal daily rest may be interrupted not more than twice. This break shall not exceed one hour before embarkation or after disembarkation. At the same time customs clearance operations are included in the process of loading or unloading.

20. In order not to endanger road safety and to reach a suitable stopping place, the driver may depart from the provisions of these Rules to the extent that is necessary to ensure the safety of persons on the vehicle, the vehicle or its cargo . The driver indicates the nature of and reason for his departure from those provisions on the record sheet, the diagram disk or on a printout of the control device, not later than at the time of arrival at the suitable stopping place.

21. The carrier arranges road transport and instruct crew members so that they can comply with the provisions of this Regulation.

22. Carrier constantly monitors driving periods, hours of other work and rest periods, using the individual control books. In case of violation of these rules, he removes them and take measures to prevent them in the future.

23. The carrier shall ensure that contractually agreed transport time schedules respect this Regulation.

24. Drivers of vehicles ensure correct operation of the tachograph, the timely inclusion of the tachograph and switch to the appropriate operating conditions.

25. In the case where the driver was on sick leave or on annual leave or if he drove a vehicle not covered by the provisions of this Regulation, it provides confirmation form of activity according to the Annex.