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Clarification issued over EU weekly rest rules

Professional drivers are in breach of EU weekly rest rules if they take their 45-hour rest in a vehicle’s cab, according to European Court of Justice advocate general Evgeni Tanchev.

60 second law update: mobile phones

Since 2003 it has been illegal for a driver of any vehicle - including a commercial vehicle - to use a handheld mobile device at the wheel. But from 1 March 2017 the penalties for mobile phone use will double.