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I am a lorry driver. I have an own Ltd, so I work for

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I am a lorry driver. I have an own Ltd, so I work for agencies and make invoices about it from my firm. The lorry drivers I have to follow the tachograph rules. But there are some other rules the working time regulations, 48 hours per week , break after 6 hours and the maximum working time 60 hours per week. I think I am self employment so this rules are not valid for me. Am I right or not?
Assistant: Have you discussed this with a manager or HR? Or with a lawyer?
Customer: I tried to discuss it with a manger but do not recive any answer
Assistant: What is your employment status? Are you an employee, freelancer, consultant or contractor? Do you belong to a union?
Customer: I I think I am a contractor, but I am Hungarian so I am not sure with my status. I made an LTD I made agreement with agency as my LTD. I am the director and the employee of m lydI not belong to a union. I am Hungarian y
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Customer: Thanks not
Submitted: 9 days ago.
Category: Employment Law
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 9 days ago.

As a self employer person, you are covered by the Road Transport Directive and have to observe working time restrictions.

See here for further information: https://www.rha.uk.net/services/compliance-audits-contracts-of-employment/compliance/drivers-operation/working-time

 

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Customer: replied 8 days ago.
Can you tell me what is the penalty if I hurt the 48 or 60 hours rule, who gives it
Expert:  UKSolicitorJA replied 7 days ago.

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