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Prevailing legal instrument - Survey

Clarifications Concerning the Prevailing Legal Instrument Applicable to Road Transport Operations undertaken either partially or entirely :

- within the EU by non-EU AETR Transport Companies (click to open/close)

Clarifications Concerning the Prevailing Legal Instrument Applicable to Road Transport Operations undertaken either partially or entirely within the EU by non-EU AETR Transport Companies

Contracting Party

Moscow (non EU – AETR CP) to Warsaw (EU CP without reservation)

Moscow (non EU – CP) to Berlin (EU CP with reservation)

Warsaw (EU CP without reservation) to Prague (EU CP without reservation)

Prague (EU CP without reservation) to Berlin (EU CP with reservation)

Berlin (EU CP with reservation) to Paris (EU CP with reservation)

Warsaw to Krakow (cabotage within country without reservation)

Berlin to Munich (cabotage within country with a reservation)

Albania

Andorra

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Belgium

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

561

561

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Czech Republic

Croatia

Cyprus

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

AETR (Art. 2 Abs. 3 a) VO 561

AETR

561

561

561

561

561

Greece

Hungary

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

561

561

Ireland

Italy

Kazakhstan

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

561

561

Norway

Poland

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

561

561

Portugal

Republic of Moldova

Romania

Russian Federation

San Marino

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

561

561

Switzerland

The FYR of Macedonia

Turkey

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Turkmenistan

Ukraine

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Cabotage transport operations on the territory of another Contracting Party are prohibited

United Kingdom

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

561

561

Uzbekistan

- within the EU by EU AETR Transport Companies (click to open/close)

Clarifications Concerning the Prevailing Legal Instrument Applicable to Road Transport Operations undertaken either partially or entirely within the EU by non-EU AETR Transport Companies

Contracting Party

Warsaw (EU CP without reservation) to Moscow (non EU – CP)

Berlin (EU CP with reservation) to Moscow (non EU – CP)

Warsaw (EU CP without reservation) to Prague (EU CP without reservation)

Prague (EU CP without reservation) to Berlin (EU CP with reservation)

Berlin (EU CP with reservation) to Paris (EU CP with reservation)

Double Manned vehicle 1st driver Brussels to Moscow via Berlin

Double Manned vehicle 2nd driver Brussels to Berlin

Albania

Andorra

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Belgium

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

AETR

AETR

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Czech Republic

Croatia

Cyprus

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

561

AETR

Greece

Hungary

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

561

AETR or 561 (1)

Ireland

Italy

Kazakhstan

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

AETR

561

Norway

Poland

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

AETR

AETR (1)

Portugal

Republic of Moldova

Romania

Russian Federation

San Marino

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

AETR

AETR

Switzerland

The FYR of Macedonia

Turkey

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Turkmenistan

Ukraine

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

United Kingdom

AETR

AETR

561

561

561

AETR

561

Uzbekistan

Notes:
1. It depends on transport document (CMR) and place of  loading and discharging of carriage. Whether  2nd driver is involved in that particular part of journey from Brussels to Berlin and still final destination point of carriage is Moscow, he still falls into scope of regulations of AETR Agreement.

- within the EU by non EU AETR Transport Companies (groupage operations) (click to open/close)

Clarifications Concerning the Prevailing Legal Instrument Applicable to Road Transport Operations undertaken either partially or entirely within the EU by non-EU AETR Transport Companies

Contracting Party

Stage 1
Moscow non EU – CP) to Warsaw (EU CP without reservation) (where 1st load is discharged)

Stage 2
Warsaw (EU CP without reservation) to Prague (EU CP without reservation) (Where 2nd load from Moscow is discharged)

Stage 3
Prague (EU CP without reservation) to Berlin(EU CP with reservation) (Where 3rd load from Moscow is discharged)

Stage 4
Berlin (EU CP with reservation) to Paris (EU CP with reservation) where 4th load from Moscow is discharged)

Albania

Andorra

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Belgium

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Czech Republic

Croatia

Cyprus

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Greece

Hungary

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Ireland

Italy

Kazakhstan

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Norway

Poland

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Portugal

Republic of Moldova

Romania

Russian Federation

San Marino

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Switzerland

The FYR of Macedonia

Turkey

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Turkmenistan

Ukraine

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

United Kingdom

AETR

AETR

AETR

AETR

Uzbekistan

Requirements imposed by AETR Contracting Parties (third country driver’s driving and rest time periods) (click to open/close)

Clarifications Concerning the Prevailing Legal Instrument Applicable to Road Transport Operations undertaken either partially or entirely within the EU by non-EU AETR Transport Companies

Contracting Party

Fully calibrated analogue tachograph, for vehicles which were first put into service before 16 June 2010

A fully calibrated digital tachograph and personalised driver card for vehicles which were first put into service after 16 June 2010

A manual record in the form of a driver’s log book or other paper based record

A manual record in the form of a note made on a an analogue tachograph

A manual record in the form of a print out from an uncalibrated digital tachograph

A manual record in the form of a print out from a calibrated digital tachograph

Albania

Andorra

Armenia

Austria

Azerbaijan

Belarus

Belgium

No

No

No

Yes

No

Yes

Bosnia and Herzegovina

Bulgaria

Czech Republic

Croatia

Cyprus

Denmark

Estonia

Finland

France

Georgia

Germany

Yes (also possible for vehicles which were put into service after 16.06.2010 in 3rd countries)

Is not possible because 3rd country can not provide a valid DC

No, only for vehicles between 2,8 and 3,5 t within Germany

No, only as an alternative for attestation of activities

No, exception: for the journey until a full calibration is possible

Yes

Greece

Hungary

Yes

No, because 3rd country can not provide a valid Driver Card

No

Yes, but only if the recording equipment is faulty

Yes, but only for the first trip and from the border to the nearest workshop or calibration

Yes

Ireland

Italy

Kazakhstan

Latvia

Liechtenstein

Lithuania

Luxembourg

Malta

Monaco

Montenegro

Netherlands

Yes

No: the driver can not dispose of a valid driver card (if he lives / works in a non AETR country

Yes

Yes: the driver should register driving and resting times on analogue sheets. The tachograph should be calibrated.

Accepted on the. route between the outside border of the AETR and the first possibility to calibrate the tachograph. Afterwards the digital tachograph should be calibrated

Accepted

Norway

Poland

Yes

-

No

Yes: the driver should register (record) driving and rest time periods on record sheets from analogue tachograph, which should be also calibrated and certified.

Yes, on condition that it will be the first operation of carriage by road to the EU/AETR territory and after crossing the border tachograph will be calibrated and obtain certificate of approval.

Accepted

Portugal

Republic of Moldova

Romania

Russian Federation

San Marino

Serbia

Slovakia

Slovenia

Spain

Sweden

Accepted

Accepted if driver has a valid driver card

Accepted

Accepted

Accepted for the first trip from the border to a workshop for calibration

Accepted

Switzerland

The FYR of Macedonia

Turkey

Yes

Yes

No

If device faulty

No

If device faulty

Turkmenistan

Ukraine

Yes

AETR requirements apply to drivers from third countries in case they have a valid driver card

No

AETR requirements apply to drivers from third countries in case of the tachograph breakdown. The tachograph must be calibrated.

AETR requirements apply to drivers from third countries; in addition, the tachograph must be calibrated at the nearest workshop, which is located on the territory of the Contracting Parties to the AETR.

AETR requirements apply to drivers from third countries in case of the tachograph breakdown.

United Kingdom

Yes

No - can't be issued with a driver card.

Yes

Yes

Only on first journey into EU / AETR region - after which the vehicle should be correctly calibrated.

Yes

Uzbekistan