In cooperation with prof. Dr. Marko Maslac-Law on working hours of crew of vehicles in road transport and tachographs


In cooperation with prof. Dr. Marko Maslać, Head of the Department of Road Traffic at the Academy of Vocational Studies in Šumadija, Department of Kragujevac, we bring you an overview of the most important legal acts in the field of transport. The goal is to find in one place the entire legal regulations that regulate transport in the Republic of Serbia.

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Pursuant to Article 4, paragraph 18 of the Law on Working Hours of Vehicle Crews in

road transport and tachographs ("Official Gazette of RS", No. 96/15),

Minister of Construction, Transport and Infrastructure, with consent

Minister responsible for labor affairs, enacts


on the records of working hours of a vehicle crew member

"Official Gazette of RS", No. 13 of February 24, 2017.

Article 1.

This rulebook prescribes the method of calculating the average weekly

working hours, as well as the content and manner of keeping records of working hours

time of the vehicle crew member (hereinafter: Records).

Article 2

The average weekly working time of a vehicle crew member is calculated on

as follows:


A - total duration of working time in the reference period (hours and


B - total duration of annual leave, absence from work due to temporary

incapacity for work in terms of health insurance regulations and others

absence from work with salary compensation in terms of labor regulations (hereinafter

text: paid leave), in the reference period (hours and minutes).

The reference period referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article is the number of weeks during four

consecutive calendar months, which is:

1) 17 weeks, for the periods January-April, February-May, March-June, April-July,

June – September, August – November, September – December, November – February and


2) 18 weeks, for the periods May-August, July-October and October-January.

The reference period during four consecutive calendar months can be

extend for the period of paid leave if the paid leave lasts

at least two weeks, with the reference period due to the duration of the paid

absences may be extended for a maximum of eight weeks.

Exceptionally, the reference period referred to in paragraph 1 of this Article is a maximum of 26 weeks

for six consecutive calendar months, in accordance with the collective

contract or agreement between the employer's representative and employees.

For the purposes of this budget, a week whose days are in two months,

it is calculated in the month in which there are at least four days.

Article 3

The carrier keeps records for each week, in written or electronic form


Data for each member of the vehicle crew are regularly entered in the Records, a

no later than the fifth day of the following month for the previous month.

At the request of a member of the vehicle crew, in written or electronic form,

the carrier is obliged to issue an excerpt from the Register no later than the fifth day

in the following month for the previous month.

Exceptionally, if the data on the working hours of the crew member of the vehicle are not

available to the carrier due to the current transport, the data are entered in

Records no later than two working days after the return of the member

vehicle crews at the carrier’s location.

The following are kept separately in the Records for each member of the vehicle crew

the data:

1) name and surname;

2) unique personal identification number of citizens;

3) date and place of birth of the vehicle crew member;

4) start and end date of the week;

5) time of the beginning of the working day;

6) time of the end of the working day;

7) duration of the working day (hours and minutes);

8) duration of daily working hours (hours and minutes);

9) duration of night work (hours and minutes);

10) duration of vehicle driving time (hours and minutes);

11) duration of other working hours (hours and minutes);

12) duration of paid leave (hours);

13) duration of availability time (hours and minutes);

14) duration of rest time (hours and minutes);

15) duration of weekly working hours (hours and minutes).

The duration of the working day is the sum of the duration of all activities since the end

previous daily or weekly rest until the beginning of the next daily or

weekly rest, and includes activities related to management

vehicle, other jobs, availability, breaks, vacations (in case

divided rest - minimum three hours) and rest during daily work.

The employer may also record in the Records the periods of night work that are

do not consider night work, which are defined by general labor regulations

in order to exercise the right to increased earnings on that basis (time

driving and other working hours in the period from 22.00 to 24.00

hours and in the period from 4.00 to 6.00 hours).

The records are signed by the responsible person of the carrier and a member of the vehicle crew.

Article 4

This Ordinance shall enter into force on the eighth day from the day of its publication in

"Official Gazette of the Republic of Serbia", and is applied from April 1, 2017.


No. 110-00-00225 / 2016-03

In Belgrade, February 17, 2017


prof. dr Zorana Z. Mihajlović, s.r.