Course detail

Transport Organisation II

ÚSI-EDOD2Acad. year: 2019/2020

he course deepens the expertise gained from the study of the previous follow-up subject. The course includes theoretical and practical knowledge of road transport, mainly. Knowledge of legislative regulation necessary for the transport and management of transport companies. A general overview of international agreements used in transport (ADR, ATP, ....). Introduction to the international trade terms INCOTERMS 2000 and INCOTERMS 2010. The course also deals with economics and technology of road transport.

Learning outcomes of the course unit

Ability of interpretation of legal rules connected with traffic and transport, acquaintance with international contracts in connection with road transport.
Ability of considering the means of traffic organisation leading to valid legal rules observance.
Ability of considering ecological impacts of single products of transport on environment and suggesting minimizing the risks.
Preparation for higher management of transportation companies.


Not requested.


Not applicable.

Recommended optional programme components

Not applicable.

Recommended or required reading

Not applicable.

Planned learning activities and teaching methods

Teaching is carried out through lectures and seminars. Lectures consist of interpretations of basic principles, methodology of given discipline, problems and their exemplary solutions. Seminars particularly support practical mastery of subject matter presented in lectures or assigned for individual study with the active participation of students.

Assesment methods and criteria linked to learning outcomes

Tests of legal rules knowledge throughout the year
Term paper and its defence.
Conditions of crediting: Participation in seminars, compliance of set tasks in the form of reports and term paper.

Language of instruction


Work placements

Not applicable.

Course curriculum

1. Specialisation of transport and forwarding activities.
2. Transport of dangerous subjects (conditions, kinds and coding of packaging, containers for transport, cleared out packages).
3. Sorting of dangerous subjects, packaging of dangerous subjects, marking of dangerous subjects, shipping documents, conditions.
4. The ADR Agreements, marking of transport unit, technical parameters and equipment of transport unit, driver’s duties during the transportation of dangerous cargo, check-lists, alternative transport of dangerous substances, transport of explosive substances and objects in separate classes, driver courses and courses for other persons, amendments of annexes to the ADR Agreement, etc.
5. Transport of perishables – duties of the carrier, responsibility for discharge of obligations, duties of the ATP Agreement Member States, usage of specialized means of transport, validity of the ATP Agreement, etc.
6. Transport of oversize load, route planning, systems of permission in CZ and EU, reimbursement methods of administrative fees, technical parameters and equipment of vehicles for this kind of transport, police escort.
7. Abidance of safety at vehicular traffic and driving – driving licences, MOT certificate, other documents.
8. Road controls, violation of legal rules, own controls, weighing of vehicles, act in violation of the ADR Agreement.
9. Experience from road controls (Police, Customs Authority, state surveillance, foreign road technical administrative supervising authorities), criminal findings, institution of administrative proceeding, sanctions.
10. Negotiation at the public authorities and courts, consequences of point and road fee systems.
11. Ecology – manipulation with fuel and oil, tyres, accumulators and disposal.
12. Impact of transport on environment – alternative sources of vehicle´s drive, decreasing undesirable emissions and noxious gases.
13. Duties of company owners at manipulation with industrial substances and their disposal. Sanctions resulting from violation of legal rules (safety and ecology in traffic) for company owners and drivers.


Goal of the subject is to extend basic knowledge from the branch of road traffic and to gain juridical, economic and ecologic awareness from this branch.

Specification of controlled education, way of implementation and compensation for absences

Not applicable.

Classification of course in study plans

  • Programme EID_P Master's, 1. year of study, summer semester, 5 credits, compulsory

Type of course unit



26 hours, optionally

Teacher / Lecturer


26 hours, compulsory

Teacher / Lecturer