What documents must a driver have in the vehicle during the transport of goods?
A driver engaged by a national transport operator or a Community transport operator must have the following documents in the vehicle during the transport of goods:
- a valid copy of the licence, Community licence or Community authorisation of the transport operator who the driver performs the transport operation for;
- a valid driving licence with the affixed Community code which certifies the driver’s initial qualification or a valid driver qualification card;
- a written rental or lease contract or any other contract according to which the driver has the right to use the vehicle (e.g. a leasing contract etc.), if the transport operator is not the owner of the vehicle;
- if the vehicle is operated by a driver who is not a national of a Community Member State, the driver must have in the vehicle a certificate according to Regulation 1072/2009/EC, on the basis of which the competent authority of the Member State in which the transport operator is established certifies that the driver concerned is employed by the transport operator in accordance with the laws and other regulations on the conditions of employment and vocational training of drivers.
- when performing international transport, all authorisations or permits if required for the transport concerned by Community regulations, international agreements or regulations and acts in force in the Republic of Slovenia.
What documents must a driver have in the vehicle during the transport of dangerous goods?
Besides the mentioned documents, a driver must also have the following documents in the vehicle:
- a transport document,
- a driver certificate of professional competence to transport dangerous goods;
- instructions for action in case of an accident;
- a transport licence (for explosives, radioactive substances);
- a vehicle certificate (tanks (at, fl, ox), explosives (ex ii, ex iii),
- additional equipment.
What must a driver have in the vehicle regarding driving times, rests and break times?
When requested, the driver must present the following documents:
- Where an analogue tachograph is used:
- the record sheets for the current day and those used by the driver in the previous 28 days;
- the driver card, if he holds one, and
- any manual records and printouts made during the current day and the previous 28 days as required under Regulation (EC) No 165/2014 and Regulation (EC) No 561/2006.
- Where a digital tachograph is used:
- his driver card;
- any manual records and printouts made during the current day and the previous 28 days as required under Regulation (EC) No 165/2014 and Regulation (EC) No 561/2006,
- the record sheets for the current day and those the driver used in the previous 28 days during which period he drove a vehicle fitted with an analogue tachograph.
- Six types of printouts (a printout of the driver activities from the driver card, a printout of the driver activities from the tachograph, a printout of events and faults from the card, a printout of events and faults from the tachograph, a printout of technical data and a printout of speeding.
What does the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia control in road transit of goods?
Officials of the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia are authorised to control in the entire territory of the Republic of Slovenia whether national transit operators, Community transit operators or foreign transit operators performing road transport hold permits, authorisations and other documents laid down in the Road Transit Act, Community regulations and international agreements.
In accordance with the Act regulating the working time and mandatory rest periods of mobile workers and the recording equipment in road transport (ZDCOPMD), the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia checks whether driving times, rest periods and breaks are respected and whether the recording equipment is properly used.
Officials of the Financial Administration of the Republic of Slovenia monitor the implementation of the Act on the transport of dangerous goods. On the basis of this act, they, furthermore, monitor the implementation of executive acts issued in relation to the introduction of the dangerous goods in the customs territory of the European Union or their removal from the customs territory of the European Union. Moreover, they monitor, the implementation of executive acts relating to procedures of assigning customs-approved treatment or use to dangerous goods and those relating to financial control of road transport.