TITLE

Transport and The Working Time Directive

PUB. DATE
January 2002
SOURCE
Logistics & Transport Focus;Jan/Feb2002, Vol. 4 Issue 1, p5
SOURCE TYPE
Trade Publication
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The European Union has decided that under the application of the Working Time Directive to the transport sector, night vehicle operations can work on a ten-hour shift in preference to the eight-hour limit. The Freight Transport Association which campaigned at both Westminster and Brussels has removed the prospect of British transport being required to carry out a major reorganization of distribution systems, depot locations, manpower and additional transport journeys. In addition to ten-hour night shift, the European Union also defined 'night-time' as a period of at least four hours between midnight and seven o'clock in the morning.
ACCESSION #
11510936

 

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