Industry News

Full Details on Relaxation of the EU & GB Drivers’ Hours Regulations

In response to unprecedented pressures on local and national supply chains, the Department for Transport has pursuant to Article 14(2) of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006, introduced a temporary and limited urgent relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales. It has also introduced a temporary and limited urgent relaxation of the enforcement of GB drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales. For full details; please follow this link.

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Traffic Commissioners Response to Covid 19

In light of the current circumstances concerning Coronavirus (Covid 19), the office of the Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain have released the following document: "Response to Covid 19 - Operator Licensing, Local Bus Service Registration and Vocational Driver Conduct" The document is to act as "...temporary guidance and directions.." for operators during these difficult times & tackles important questions such as short-term extensions to vehicle caps on licenses, the loses of access to operating centres and the inability to run certain services…

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