By J.-M. RE.
Police and Dreal agents carried out a passenger bus control operation, this Friday, August 12, near the Saint-Jean station
Between 9 a.m. and noon, this Friday August 12, a team of police officers from the Departmental Directorate of Public Security and agents from the Regional Directorate for the Environment, Planning and Housing (Dreal) carried out an operation to traffic control focused on passenger buses in the Saint-Jean station area. Seven buses and nine people were checked. A driver had to pay a deposit of 4,000 euros because he was about to get behind the wheel without a driver’s card.
This card is essential to operate the digital tachograph (device recording speed, driving time and activity), installed on passenger transport vehicles with more than nine seats in total, as well as on passenger transport vehicles. goods over 3.5 tonnes. Any driver subject to European regulations on rest and driving times must hold this card.