Stefan Dörfelt, product manager for online freight forwarder überland has written an interesting post about how the business model of Uber can be transferred to the logistics industry.
Did you know that smartphones are considered mobile phones by the law – and therefore using them in the truck cab with the engine running is prohibited? The unlawful operation costs a fine of 60 Euro and one penalty point in Flensburg. The only exception is, if the device does not need to be taken in the hand for operation.
There is also a risk of loosing insurance coverage
In addition to the 60 Euro fine and the penalty point in Flensburg, there is also a risk of loosing insurance coverage, when using the mobile phone behind the wheel.