Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook 2022, 52nd Edition

  • 10h 55m
  • David Lowe, Glen Davies
  • Kogan Page
  • 2022

The United Kingdom has experienced the biggest changes to its freight and transport regulations in a lifetime. Understand the complete rules and processes governing the UK's road transport operators with this guide, including those that have changed with Brexit.

Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook 2022offers a complete overview of the operational rules and guidelines governing the UK's road transport operator. This book contains all the relevant legal and technical information required to run a compliant, safe and efficient transport operation. It includes all the latest changes to the rules and processes, including those governing the transportation of goods between Great Britain and the EU following Brexit.

This fully updated 52nd edition remains an essential resource for transport managers, fleet operators, owner-driver hauliers and those working in the sector. It covers all aspects relating to goods vehicles and their operators from vehicle registration, maintenance and load management (including abnormal and dangerous loads) to professional competence, operator training and driver testing. Road traffic law is explained alongside how to ensure safety on the road and at work. Meeting operating standards, keeping up to date with the latest industry changes and complying with the law, all while running sustainable transport operations, has never been simpler with the help of this guide.

About the Author

Glen Davies is a transport and logistics specialist and Managing Director at The Driver Handbook based in Derbyshire, UK. Previously, he led the freight safety and environment programme at Transport for London following a 23 year career in military logistics. He is a Fellow of the Charted Institute of Logistics and Transport (CILT) and active in its Transport & Logistics Safety Forum.

David Lowe has been involved in the road haulage industry for many years and was an experienced consultant and freelance writer. He published notable books on transport including The Professional LGV Driver's Handbook and The Pocket Guide to LGV Drivers' Hours and Tachograph Law.

In this Book

  • Introduction by Glen Davies
  • Goods Vehicle O-Licensing
  • Professional Competence
  • Goods Vehicle Drivers’ Hours and Working Time
  • Drivers’ Hours Records – GB Domestic Rules
  • Drivers’ Hours Records – EU/AETR Rules
  • Driver Licensing and Licence Penalties
  • Driver Testing and Training
  • Vehicle Registration, HGV Road User Levy, Excise Duty and Trade Licences
  • Insurance (Vehicles and Goods in Transit) and Conditions of Carriage
  • Road Traffic Law
  • Goods Vehicle Dimensions and Weights
  • Construction and Use of Vehicles
  • Vehicle Lighting and Marking
  • Goods Vehicle Plating, Annual Testing and Vehicle Inspections
  • Light Vehicle (MOT) Testing
  • Vehicle Maintenance and Maintenance Records
  • Safety – On the Road and at Work
  • Loads – General, Livestock, Food, etc
  • Loads – Abnormal and Projecting
  • Loads – Dangerous Goods and Waste
  • Light Vehicles
  • Vehicle Fuel Efficiency
  • Digital Communications and Technology
  • Transport and the Environment
  • International Operations