The New Regulation on Driving and Rest Times : the Impact of the Abolition of the 12-day Derogation for Buses

15-04-2008

This study concerns the introduction of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on driving and rest times for road transport. In particular, it provides an impact assessment with regard to the abolition of the 12-day derogation in the international transport of passengers by road, especially in relation to economic, social and safety effects. The study draws and summarises conclusions and provides recommendations where there is evidence of significant negative effects.

This study concerns the introduction of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006 of the European Parliament and of the Council on driving and rest times for road transport. In particular, it provides an impact assessment with regard to the abolition of the 12-day derogation in the international transport of passengers by road, especially in relation to economic, social and safety effects. The study draws and summarises conclusions and provides recommendations where there is evidence of significant negative effects.

Ekstern forfatter

Giorgia Aresu (project manager), Claudio Ricciolio, Francesca Cigarini and Paolo Guglielminetti (PwC Advisory Srl Italy)