September 18
2021
download app
download appDOWNLOAD OUR APP
download google-play
download app-store
Dolores Utrilla
share
9th September 2021
Energy & Transport Internal Market Justice & Litigation

Driving without the driver card in the vehicle’s tachograph: Court of Justice clarifies scope of offence and limits to cross-border penalisation

The Court of Justice has handed down its judgment in Ministère public (Sanctions extraterritoriales) (C-906/19), a preliminary ruling requested by the French Court of Cassation concerning the interpretation of the road transport Regulations 561/2006 and 3821/85 when it comes to the cross-border penalisation and prosecution of the offence of driving in a Member State without the driver card in the vehicle’s tachograph.

The case concerns a roadside check in France of a coach operated by a transport undertaking having its registered office in Germany. The driver was found to have driven in Germany without the driver card having been inserted in the vehicle’s tachograph. The managing director of the undertaking was subsequently prosec

×

Your privacy is important for us

We use cookies to improve the user experience. Please review privacy preferences.

Accept all Settings

Check our privacy policy and cookies policy.

Cookies