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Driving: Working Hours

Volume 493: debated on Friday 12 June 2009

To ask the Minister of State, Department for Transport what discussions he has had at EU level on proposals to extend the application of the European Regulation on drivers’ hours to drivers of vehicles not exceeding 3.5 tonnes. (278679)

The Department for Transport has had no discussions at EU level on any proposals to extend the EU drivers’ hours rules to drivers of vehicles not exceeding 3.5 tonnes, since the negotiations on Regulation (EC) No 561/2006 were completed.