Lowe's Transport Manager's & Operator's Handbook 2019, 49th Edition

  • 16h 43m
  • Clive Pidgeon, David Lowe
  • Kogan Page
  • 2019

Now in its 49th edition and endorsed by the Chartered Institute of Transport and Logistics, Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook 2019 is the most comprehensive guide available to the operational rules and guidelines governing the UK, Ireland and the EU's road transport operators. This best-selling, exclusive handbook is an essential reference and explores in detail the most pressing issues in today's road transport industry. It includes details on professional competence, rules on working times and driving hours, licensing and penalties, insurance, road traffic law, maintenance advice and the international road haulage market. This manual includes guidance for drivers in the Republic of Ireland and mainland Europe, along with the rules and penalties governing these regions.

Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook 2019 is the essential reference source for any transport manager, fleet operator, owner-driver hauler or student involved in the transport industry. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the latest developments, covering changes to emission standards and electric road tolling in Europe, HM Customs, lists of exempted vehicles, company car schemes, developments within the Scottish and Welsh governments and vehicular enforcement changes across Europe.

About the Authors

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

Clive Pidgeon is Examination Database Manager for CILT Level 5 qualifications and CILT Distance Learning Advisor. He is also an examiner and verifier for CILT and author of various CILT textbooks and training materials. He is also the author of A Study Guide for the Operator Certificate of Professional Competence.

In this Book

  • Goods Vehicle Operator Licensing
  • Professional Competence
  • Goods Vehicle Drivers' Hours and Working Time
  • Goods Vehicle Drivers' Records
  • Tachographs – Fitment and Use Requirements
  • 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 – Vehicle, Loads and at Work
  • Loads – General, Livestock, Food, etc
  • Loads – Abnormal and Projecting
  • Loads – Dangerous, Explosive and Waste
  • Fleet Car and Light Vehicle Operations
  • Vehicle Fuel Efficiency
  • Mobile Communications and Information Technology in Transport
  • Transport and the Environment
  • Business Management in Transport
  • International Haulage
  • Intermodal Freight Transport