The wheel is not more than 9 hours, a new headache for drivers (Question-answer)
The SDA will prescribe a new section of the regime of work and rest
A new section of traffic rules for drivers-professional “standard time of driving and rest” will soon appear on the pages of the main document drivers. According to the innovation, the total time control vehicle (truck weight of over 3.5 tonnes or bus) to transport workers must not exceed 56 hours per week. A day, driving will be be no more than 9 hours a day. During this time every 4.5 hours you will need to do either one 45 minute break or twice to stand up to rest – 15 or 30 minutes.
Quite simple and prosaic, but it is necessary to understand the nuances so as not to get lost in the innovation and not to miss the moment of its introduction.
Why introduced a new amendment for car transporters?
The Ministry of transport introduces a measure of man-hours for drivers to reduce accidents on the roads. According to published today statistics of road accidents in 2018, “the traffic police has published the annual statistics of road accidents for the year 2018” the number of traffic accidents on country roads involving trucks and buses is still at a very high level.
Thus, according to the traffic police, road accidents and victims of violations of traffic rules by drivers of trucks in 2018 amounted to almost 11 thousand accidents, the bus came at fault drivers in 5.815 accident. At the same time, clearly visible increase of such incidents, suggesting the need for control over workers.
How will be monitor drivers?
The control vehicle and the rest will be carried out using the tachograph automatically. Their installation is mandatory in 2019.
“The draft resolution also made clarifying changes to the List of malfunctions and conditions under which prohibits operation of vehicles, prohibiting the operation of trucks with a permissible maximum mass exceeding 3.5 tonnes and buses without tachograph (if installation is required),” reads the explanatory note to the document.
Will also be established a ban on the management of the above vehicles with broken tachograph.
What number in the current year for trucks and buses will join the law obliging to have installed the tachograph?
From 1 November tachographs will be required to have all trucks and buses (the law comes into force with this number). Consider this fact when organizing a company or buy a truck weighing more than 3.5 tonnes or a bus. After November 1, 2019 for the use of a vehicle without tachograph can “swoop” in imposing the fine.
What responsibility for the operation of trucks and buses with tachographs?
Now in the administrative code stipulates the liability for violation of the regime of work and rest for the driver in the form of a fine from 1 to 3 thousand rubles. If there is no tachograph (device that tracks the regime of work and rest of drivers) or if it is faulty, the driver will pay the same fine: from 1 to 3 thousand rubles, while the fine for the employer is higher – from 5 to 10 thousand rubles.
Administrative code Article 11.23.
But such “fees” to fines established for a while. On consideration in the state Duma the draft amendments to the administrative code (already passed first reading and is very likely to be adopted unchanged), increasing the sanction for this offense to 5 thousand rubles for drivers and imposing a fine of 7-10 thousand rubles. for officials and 20-50 thousand rubles for legal entities.
If I am physical person, I also need to install the tachograph on your vehicle?
Yes, the installation of tachographs mandatory for all car owners (individuals, individual entrepreneurs and legal entities).
Is it possible to exceed the time spent behind the wheel?
If necessary, said the legislator, you can go up to ten hours straight, but to do so will be permitted at most twice during the week.
How many will need to rest from the helm? This period, spelled out in the document?
Yes, spelled out. According to the decree, “the daily rest the driver from driving the vehicle must be at least 11 hours. One can reduce this time to 9 hours, but not more than three times in the time period between two consecutive weekly rest“.
And where do I stand on holiday, if Parking on the road a little, or they scored the eyeballs?
To this question the legislator does not answer. On the side stand, or a fine get or the truck overturning. It turns out that you will need to calculate the route, so were able to embark on a 15-minute, half-hour or 45-minute break.