Tachograph, Drivers Hours and Working Time legislation

Legislation dealing with tachograph, drivers hours and working time rules. 

Note. Publication of Convictions: In circumstances where a person or operator is convicted of a road transport related offence, details of the conviction (including name and penalty applied) will be published on the prosecutions section of the RSA website

Tachograph related legislation

Drivers Hours related legislation

Working Time legislation

  • Council Directive No. 2002/15 on the organisation of the working time of persons performing mobile road transport activities;
  • S.I. 36 of 2012 – European Communities (Road Transport)(Organisation of the working time of persons performing mobile road transport activities) Regulations 2012;
  • S.I.  49 of 2015 - European Communities (Road Transport) (Organisation of working time of persons performing mobile road transport activities) (Amendment) Regulations 2015;
  • S.I.  342 of 2015 –  Organisation of working time (Non-application of certain provisions to persons performing mobile road transport activities) Regulations 2015;
  • Road Traffic Act 1961 – (extract Section 114);

EU legislation dealing with enforcement of tachograph and  drivers hours related provisions


[Disclaimer:  This is not intended to be an exhaustive list of all of the legal provisions associated with the rules on driving and resting time of HGV/PSV drivers, working time or tachographs]