Drivers’ hours and tachograph rules: goods vehicles (GV262)

Annex 1. Legislation

The legislation about drivers' hours rules.

EU rules

  • EC Regulation 561/2006 on drivers’ hours and tachographs
  • EU 165/2014 on tachographs and drivers’ hours (repealing Council Reg. (EEC) 3821/85 on recording equipment in road transport and amending Reg (EC) 561/2006)
  • The Transport Act 1968 (Part VI as amended)
  • The Road Traffic (Drivers’ Ages and Work) Act 1976
  • The Transport Act 1978
  • The Community Drivers’ Hours and Recording Equipment Regulations 1986 (SI 1986/1457)
  • The Drivers’ Hours (Harmonisation with Community Rules) Regulations 1986 (SI 1986/1458)
  • The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) Regulations 1989 (SI 1989/2121)
  • The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) (Tachograph Card Fees) Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/1140)
  • The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) Regulations 2005 (SI 2005/1904)
  • The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) (Tachograph Card) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/1937)
  • The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) (Fitting Date) Regulations 2006 (SI 2006/1117)
  • The Community Drivers’ Hours and Recording Equipment Regulations 2007 (SI 2007/1819)
  • The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Recording Equipment) (Downloading and Retention of Data) Regulations 2008 (SI 2008/198)
  • The Passenger and Goods Vehicles (Community Recording Equipment Regulations) 2010 (SI 2010/892)
  • The Community Drivers’ Hours and Recording Equipment Regulations 2012 (SI 2012/1502)
  • The Passenger and Goods Vehicle (Recording Equipment)(Downloading of Data) Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/502)
  • The Passenger and Goods Vehicle (Tachographs)(Amendment) Regulations 2016

AETR rules

  • European Agreement Concerning the Work of Crews on Vehicles Engaged in International Road Transport (AETR) (Cm 7401) (as amended by Cmnd 9037)

Domestic rules

  • Transport Act 1968 (Part VI as amended)
  • The Drivers’ Hours (Goods Vehicles) (Modifications) Order 1970 (SI 1970/257)
  • The Drivers’ Hours (Passenger and Goods Vehicles) (Modifications) Order 1971 (SI 1971/818)
  • The Drivers’ Hours (Goods Vehicles) (Modifications) Order 1986 (SI 1986/1459)
  • The Drivers’ Hours (Goods Vehicles) (Exemptions) Regulations 1986 (SI 1986/1492)
  • The Drivers’ Hours (Goods Vehicles) (Keeping of Records) Regulations 1987 (SI 1987/1421)
  • Drivers’ Hours (Harmonisation with Community Rules) Regulations 1986 (SI 1986/1458)

For reference to the text of the relevant legislation the following links are useful:

United Kingdom The National Archives, www.legislation.gov.uk The Stationery Office, www.tsoshop.co.uk

European Union Eur-Lex - the portal for European Union law