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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Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of drivers’ hours due to Brexit and Covid-19

The Department for Transport has published two temporary relaxations of the enforcement of drivers’ hours rules. The first is in response to the exceptional pressures on…

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New processes for hauliers travelling to Ireland

If you are travelling to Northern Ireland (NI) or the Republic of Ireland from any ports in Great Britain (GB), there are new processes that must…

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