Tag: Brexit

APPG Inquiry on Fuel Duty

The All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) on Road Freight & Logistics have recently launched a new inquiry on the impact of fuel duty. As such, they have released a survey to the industry asking for input on such topics as fuel prices, inflation & the UK's current relationship with the EU. The survey is meant to take 5-minutes to be completed and can be found here: https://www.surveymonkey.co.uk/r/3YP58B2 Additionally, two evidence sessions will be held in May 2022: May 16: UK Hauliers focused …

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Do you operate Light Good Vehicles in Europe? Make sure you have an International Operator License by 21st May 22

From 21 May 2022, you’ll need a standard international goods vehicle operator licence to transport goods for hire or reward in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway and Switzerland. This will apply to you if you’re based in England, Scotland or Wales and use: vans or other light goods vehicles (sometimes called ‘light commercial vehicles’) vans towing trailers cars towing trailers The new rules will apply to you if you use: vans with a maximum authorised mass (MAM) over 2,500kg (2.5 tonnes) and…

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Recording Border Crossing on Tachograph Units

Stoneridge have recently posted a reminder concerning standing regulations concerning the proper recording of Border Crossing. Specifically: "Under current legislation, from 2nd February 2022 the driver shall enter the symbol of the country into which he enters after crossing the border of a Member State at the beginning of his first stop in that Member State. The first stop shall be made at or after the stopping point as close as possible to the border. When crossing the border of a…

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DfT updates Guidance on International Road Haulage

On Saturday, 29th January 2022 the Department for Transport (DfT) updated an existing guidance entitled "Carry out international road haulage". This is ahead of new rules which will effect the transporting of goods through or to Europe that come into effect this year. This guidance can be read in full at this [link] and covers topics like: Covid Testing Applying for licenses and permits CMR notes Customs & Document check at port And many more... If you are…

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EU postings declarations portal now online – get ready

The following is taken from an email circular released by the Office of the Traffic Commissioner: The Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain would like to draw your attention to the information shared by the Department for Transport and the DVSA yesterday. The EU postings declarations portal (previously referred to as EU posting of drivers portal) is now available to use. From 2 February, new EU rules mean if you operate loaded goods journeys in and between European Member States (cabotage or cross-trade), you…

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Changes to how you move goods between Great Britain and the EU from 1 January 2022

The following is taken from an email circular released by HM Revenue & Customs, as well as the DVSA: From 1 January 2022, any goods moved between Great Britain and the EU, except for the island of Ireland, will require full customs controls. The full article covers such issues as: Moving goods from the island of Ireland to Great Britain Moving goods from Great Britain to EU Moving goods from the EU to Great Britain Moving goods through…

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As of May 2022, van operators & other light goods vehicles will require an International Operator’s License

The following is taken from an email circular released by the Department for Transport: From 21 May 2022, operators or users of vans or other light goods vehicles over 2.5 tonnes and up to 3.5 tonnes in weight for hire and reward will need to obtain an International Operator's Licence. This includes a requirement to appoint a designated transport manager with a valid Transport Manager Certificate of Professional Competence (TM CPC) qualification. This new requirement is part of the UK/EU Trade and Cooperation…

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