Prohibition of normal weekly rest in the cabin

News of the 02/01/2018

The European Court of Justice has ruled a dispute between the Belgian State Council and the Vaditrans transport company. Unlike the reduced weekly rest, normal weekly rest can not be taken in the cabin.

Indeed, the 2006 Regulation on the harmonization of social legislation in road transport was subject to various interpretations which the European Court of Justice has clarified.

She considers that the legislation of Europe is very clear on this subject and brings a clear distinction between the two rest.