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Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook 2020

A comprehensive guide of the operational rules and guidelines governing the UK's road transport operators.
EAN: 9781789663136
Edition: 50
Format: 240x171
816 pages

About the book

Ensure the safe and legal operation of your fleet by staying up to date with the latest rules governing road transport operators in the UK, Ireland and Europe.

Now in its 50th edition, Lowe's Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook 2020 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 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, insurance, international transport of animals, dangerous and perishable goods, international haulage and customs procedures. 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 2020 is the essential reference source for any transport manager, fleet operator, owner-driver haulier or student involved in the transport industry. This new edition has been thoroughly updated and revised to reflect the latest developments, covering changes to EU drivers' hours, HM Customs, tachograph rules for AETR rules and intermodal freight material.

About the authors

Clive Pidgeon

Clive Pidgeon is a Chartered Fellow of the Chartered Institute of Logistics and Transport (FCILT) and served as Chair of the FTA Welsh Freight Council for four years while employed by the PO. He has worked not only in physical distribution but as a teacher, marker, examiner, examination database manager and author of technical publications for the CILT. He is also the author of A Study Guide for the Operator Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) in Road Freight 2020. He currently acts as a technical author, in various examination roles and provides distance learning support to students studying to gain transport and logistics qualifications.

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David Lowe

David Lowe is a freelance writer well known in the road transport industry, particularly for his involvement with training for the professional competence examinations. Formerly he was an independent transport consultant and regular contributor to the transport press, and is the author of many transport books, including The Transport Manager's and Operator's Handbook, The Dangerous Goods Safety Manual, A Guide to the LGV Driving Licence, Driving Test and Theory Test, The European Bus and Coach Handbook, The European Road Freighting Handbook, and Goods Vehicle Costing and Pricing Handbook.Mr Lowe's previous experience includes:Over 50 years' experience in road haulage and own-account transport - at one time as an owner-driver haulier. From British Road Services trainee in 1952 to own-account fleet management in food distribution in 1966.Staff writer on Commercial Motor from 1968 specialising in transport legislation, operational and management issues.First edition of the highly successful Transport Manager's Handbook, the so-called transport manager's 'bible', published in 1970.Freelance writer from 1972, contributing to most UK transport journals and many other publications including the Financial Times, Management Today, Logistics Focus and The Director.

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