Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook 2013

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Kogan Page Publishers, Dec 3, 2012 - Reference - 712 pages
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This best-seller for busy fleet operators, now in its 43rd edition, provides essential information and advice on transport legislation, technical standards and goods vehicle operations. Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook is a truly comprehensive guide to the legal, operational and environmental factors that are of the utmost importance in today's road transport industry - including professional competence, working times and driving hours rules, speed cameras and penalties, the international road haulage market, and drugs testing for drivers. The Handbook is the essential reference source for any transport manager, fleet operator, owner-driver haulier or student with an involvement in the industry.
 

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Contents

Introduction
1
01 Goods Vehicle Operator Licensing
7
02 Professional Competence
63
03 Goods Vehicle Drivers Hours and Working Time
89
04 Goods Vehicle Drivers Records
113
05 Tachographs Fitment and Use Requirements
118
06 Driver Licensing and Licence Penalties
155
07 Driver Testing and Training
194
16 Vehicle Maintenance and Maintenance Records
413
17 Safety Vehicle Loads and at Work
428
18 Loads General Livestock Food etc
465
19 Loads Abnormal and Projecting
475
20 Loads Dangerous Explosive and Waste
486
21 Fleet Car and Light Vehicle Operations
520
22 Vehicle Fuel Efficiency
534
23 Mobile Communications and Information Technology in Transport
545

08 Vehicle Registration Excise Duty and Trade Licences
215
09 Insurance Vehicles and Goods in Transit and Conditions of Carriage
237
10 Road Traffic Law
252
11 Goods Vehicle Dimensions and Weights
290
12 Construction and Use of Vehicles
310
13 Vehicle Lighting and Marking
353
14 Goods Vehicle Plating Annual Testing and Vehicle Inspections
374
15 Light Vehicle MoT Testing
404
24 Transport and the Environment
552
25 Business Management in Transport
557
26 International Haulage
570
27 Intermodal Freight Transport
606
Appendices
613
Further Information
667
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About the author (2012)

David Lowe has been involved in the road haulage industry for many years, and is an experienced consultant and freelance writer. His many books on transport include The Professional LGV Driver's Handbook and The Pocket Guide to LGV Drivers' Hours and Tachograph Law, both published by Kogan Page.

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