In several countries, there is currently a considerable fine for taking the weekend break in the cabin, the “warning period” is over and fines have begun.
Fines for spending a weekly 45-hour break in the cabin
- In Belgium, the fine per night in the cabin is 1800 euros (valid since April 2014).
- In Holland, the fine per night in the cabin is 1500 euros (valid from January 2018).
- In France, the fine for a 45-hour break in the cabin is approx. 2300 euros (Valid since June 2014).
- In Germany, both the driver and the carrier are fined 500 and 1500 euros in case of default. (Valid from May 25, 2017)
In Italy foresees fines ranging between 425 and 1701 euros. In addition, the driver should not continue driving until a break has been taken.
- In the United Kingdom, however, fines are imposed only on drivers who spend a week off in a truck parked in a prohibited location. The fine for this violation is £ 300.
- In Spain: 2000 euros for a week of rest in the cabin (valid from February 21, 2019).
Use the introduction of a ban on regular weekly rest in the cabin.