CASE STUDY 66
Case Study 66
Gordon is an owner operator who has a contract with an exhibition company. This week he is due to take a load to a show in Southern France.
He will collect the load in his 40 tonne articulated curtain-sided lorry from a warehouse in Newcastle and take the ferry from Dover to Calais.
The journey is expected to take around 38 hours and Gordon is planning on taking a daily rest period in Dover before taking the crossing.
Gordon has a lot of contacts in Europe and will aim to pick up loads as he heads back to the UK.
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Question 1 of 61. Question
What type of operator licence does Gordon need to hold to carry out the work?CorrectIncorrect
Question 2 of 62. Question
Gordon got held up in traffic on the M25. The knock on effect of this means that his ferry will now leave when he is halfway through his daily rest period.
What should Gordon do?CorrectIncorrect
Question 3 of 63. Question
Why does Gordon want to return to the UK with another load?CorrectIncorrect
Question 4 of 64. Question
Gordon has successfully found a return load of 12 pallets of wine from a vineyard in Southern France to Paris.
He has also been advised by a freight exchange service that there may also be a load of electrical items available when he departs from Paris if he arrives on time.
What rule must Gordon make sure he abides by when dealing with these different jobs within France?CorrectIncorrect
Question 5 of 65. Question
How many cabotage operations can Gordon undertake in France within a seven day period?CorrectIncorrect
Question 6 of 66. Question
Gordon is approaching Calais and is well aware of the fines imposed for allowing a clandestine entrant into his vehicle.
What should he do to minimise this risk?CorrectIncorrect