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Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook 2018

Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook 2018

David Lowe, Clive Pidgeon

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Get comprehensive coverage of the operational rules and guidelines governing the UK's road transport operators from the only expansive book in the market

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About the book

Now in its 48th edition, Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook 2018 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 2018 is the essential reference source for any transport manager, fleet operator, owner-driver haulier or student with an involvement in the industry. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the latest developments in legislation and regulations, including information on driving test changes, the new Vehicle Operator Licensing System (VOL), new penalties for mobile phone use, vehicle maintenance plans, and the introduction of the Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) and T-Charge in central London.


Table Of Contents

    • Chapter - 01: Goods Vehicle Operator Licensing;
    • Chapter - 02: Professional Competence;
    • Chapter - 03: Goods Vehicle Drivers’ Hours and Working Time;
    • Chapter - 04: Goods Vehicle Drivers’ Records;
    • Chapter - 05: Tachographs – Fitment and Use Requirements;
    • Chapter - 06: Driver Licensing and Licence Penalties;
    • Chapter - 07: Driver Testing and Training;
    • Chapter - 08: Vehicle Registration, HGV Road User Levy, Excise Duty and Trade Licences;
    • Chapter - 09: Insurance (Vehicles and Goods in Transit) and Conditions of Carriage;
    • Chapter - 10: Road Traffic Law;
    • Chapter - 11: Goods Vehicle Dimensions and Weights;
    • Chapter - 12: Construction and Use of Vehicles;
    • Chapter - 13: Vehicle Lighting and Marking;
    • Chapter - 14: Goods Vehicle Plating, Annual Testing and Vehicle Inspections;
    • Chapter - 15: Light Vehicle (MoT) Testing;
    • Chapter - 16: Maintenance Advice;
    • Chapter - 17: The Safety of Loads on Vehicles;
    • Chapter - 18: Carriage of Livestock;
    • Chapter - 19: Special Types Vehicles;
    • Chapter - 20: UK Carriage by Road Regulations;
    • Chapter - 21: Insurance;
    • Chapter - 22: Fuel Economy Aids;
    • Chapter - 23: Safety;
    • Chapter - 24: Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS);
    • Chapter - 25: Quality Assessment and Accreditation;
    • Chapter - 26: Entry to the International Road Haulage Market;
    • Chapter - 27: Unit Loads and Loading Units;



Book Details

  • EAN: 9780749483159
  • Edition: 48
  • Published: 3rd February 2018
  • Paperback
  • Format: 240x170
  • 760 pages

About the Author

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.

Clive Pidgeon is Examination Database Manager for CILT Level 5 qualifications, CILT Distance Learning Advisor, 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.


David Lowe


Clive Pidgeon