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Old 10 April 2010, 05:33   #21
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Country: UK - England
Town: The wilds of Wiltshire
Boat name: WhiteNoise/Dominator
Make: Ballistic 7.8/SR5.4
Length: 7m +
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Originally Posted by Dry_Doc View Post
Righty then,

I've finally had written confirmation that we are exempt from having an o-licence due to the ULW of the trailer being under 1020kg.

We are also exempt from using a tacho provided that:

a) we operate within a 50km radius of our 'base of operations'

b) the driver of the tow vehicle is a member of the boat crew - i.e. the driver's main activity is not the actual driving.

This is under the derogation from the EU driver's hours rules previously cited in this thread.

We may however fall under the domestic driver's rules but only if we are driving for more than 4 hours in a day (unlikey if we're limited to 50km).
Crikey-they took their time with that!

Useful letter to have though.
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