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Kent Access Permits are no longer required

From Tuesday 20 April you will not need to obtain a Kent Access Permit (KAP) if you are driving a HGV to the EU from the…

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New serious incident reporting system

The DVSA have launched a new serious incident reporting system for bus and coach operators. The new online form is available to use from 6 April.…

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Descartes Sponsors True Heroes Racing for 2021 Season

Descartes has announced its continued sponsorship of True Heroes Racing, a team founded in 2012 as a project to provide Wounded, Injured and Sick (WIS) UK…

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No VU tachograph downloads in 505 days results in revoked licence

A Sittingbourne operator was called out as “an accident waiting to happen” and had their licence revoked by the South Eastern Traffic Commissioner, Sarah Bell. The…

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TfL reminds HGV operators to apply for free safety permits

Transport for London (TfL) is reminding all HGV operators that wish to drive in London to apply for their free safety permit before 1st March when…

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Dead man’s tachograph card

In a recent case reported in Commercial Motor a sole trader found  using a dead brother’s digital tachograph drivers card to exceed drivers’ hours limits has…

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