Can I use a tacho, when inside the 100 Km radial, just for management purposes?
Yes! Just remember to keep the mode switch [or the flag] to “Work other than driving” which is the two hammers symbol. • What are the new EU drivers hours rules? With effect 11th April 2007 the EU Drivers Hours of Work rules are: • Daily Driving • 9 hrs max but can be increased to 10 hrs twice a week • Weekly Driving • 56 hrs maximum in any week • Fortnightly Driving • 90 hours in two consecutive weeks • Driving Breaks • 45 minutes in or immediately following 4½ hrs • Driving [initial period of 15 minutes allowed BUT it must be followed by a 30 minute break period • Daily Rest • 11 hrs reducible to 9 hours three times a Week • Split Rest • 12 hrs in total, made up of at least 3 hrs followed by 9 hours • Weekly Rest • 45 hrs that may be reduced to 24 hrs in alternate weeks, but the lost time must be made up by the end of the 3rd week • Multi-manning • 9 hrs rest in 30 hrs with a further allowance For the driver to operate the first hour solo • What rules govern my night time “on call” s