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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