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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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Changes to Driver CPC (Certificate of Professional Competence)

Following a review of Driver CPC training and recommendations made by the European Commission, the UK Government has decided that Driver CPC training will be monitored…

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Tyres older than 10 years banned on commercial vehicles from 1 Feb 2021

It will be illegal for HGVs, buses, coaches and trailers over 3.5 tonnes to use tyres that are over 10 years old on the front axle…

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No access to France for 48 hours

On Sunday 20 December 2020 the French Government announced that all passenger transport and accompanied freight from the UK will not be able to access France.…

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ECMT Deadline reminder for hauliers travelling to Europe

Hauliers planning to travel to the EU in from 1 January 2021 will need to apply for a ECMT permit. The application window will close on…

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