Road transport legislation

Description

Know road transport regulations at regional, national, and European level in matters of safety and environmental requirements.

Alternative labels

road transport laws
road transportation legislation
regulations in road transportation
regulation governing road transport
road transportation law
road transportation laws
legislation in road transport
regulations in road transport
legislation in road transportation
regulation governing road transportation
road transport regulation
road transportation regulation

Skill type

knowledge

Skill reusability level

sector-specific

Relationships with occupations

Essential knowledge

Road transport legislation is an essential knowledge of the following occupations:

Cargo vehicle driver: Cargo vehicle drivers operate vehicles such as trucks and vans. They may also take care of the loading and unloading of cargo.
Freight transport dispatcher: Freight transport dispatchers receive and transmit reliable messages, track vehicles and equipment, and record other important information. They oversee the planning operations of dispatching by coordinating different modes of transport. Freight transport dispatchers structure routes or services and determine the appropriate mode of transport. They are also responsible for equipment and vehicle maintenance and workers dispatching. The freight transport dispatchers provide the legal and contractual documentation for the transporting parties.
Road operations manager: Road operations managers oversee day-to-day road transportation processes, managing processes, and striving to meet customer expectations.
Bus route supervisor: Bus route supervisors coordinate vehicle movements, routes and drivers, and may supervise loading, unloading, and checking of baggage or express shipped by bus.
 
Moving truck driver: Moving truck drivers operate lorries or trucks intended for relocating and transporting goods, belongings, machinery, and others. They assist in placing goods in the truck for efficient use of space and security compliance.
Road transport division manager: Road transport division managers maintain control of processes relating to vehicles, staff, customers, routes, and contracts.

Optional knowledge

Road transport legislation is optional for these occupations. This means knowing this knowledge may be an asset for career advancement if you are in one of these occupations.

Refuse vehicle driver: Refuse vehicle drivers drive the large vehicles used for refuse collection. They drive the vehicles from the homes and facilities where the refuse is collected by the refuse collectors on the lorry and transport the waste to the waste treatment and disposal facilities.
Bathroom fitter: Bathroom fitters install bathroom elements. They take the necessary measurements, prepare the room, removing old elements if necessary, and install the new bathroom equipment, including the connection of water, gas and sewage pipes and electricity lines.
Dangerous goods safety adviser: Dangerous goods safety advisers inspect and make transport recommendations in line with the European regulations regarding the transport of dangerous goods. They may advise on the transport of dangerous goods by road, rail, sea and air. Dangerous goods safety advisers also prepare safety reports and investigate safety infringements. They provide individuals with the procedures and instructions to follow during the loading, unloading and transporting of these goods.
Materials handler: Materials handlers execute the handling and storage of materials through activities such as loading, unloading and moving articles in a warehouse or storage room. They work according to orders to inspect materials and provide documentation for the handling of items. Materials handlers also manage inventory and ensure the safe disposal of waste.
Lawyer: Lawyers provide legal advice to clients and act on their behalf in legal proceedings and in compliance with the law. They research for, interpret and study cases to represent their clients in a variety of settings such as courts and administrative boards. They create arguments on behalf of their clients for lawsuits in different contexts with the aim of finding a legal remedy.
Kitchen unit installer: Kitchen unit installers install kitchen elements in homes. They take the necessary measurements, prepare the room, removing old elements if necessary, and install the new kitchen equipment, including the connection of water, gas and sewage pipes and electricity lines.
Corporate lawyer: Corporate lawyers provide legal consulting services and representation to corporations and organisations. They give advice on matters relating to taxes, legal rights and patents, international trade, trademarks, and legal financial issues arising from operating a business.

 


 

References

  1. Road transport legislation – ESCO

 

Last updated on September 20, 2022

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