The regulations commonly known as "cabotage" currently limits international drivers to two deliveries within the UK over a seven-day period- including the one they enter the country with. The Department for Transport is proposing waiving theses rules in light of the current HGV driver shortage; as a means to keep the industry moving over the upcoming holiday period. However experts within the industry suggest the move doesn't tackle the issues that are keeping people out of the industry and will have a…
Staff at the DVLA are to be balloted on continuing/renewing strikes over long-running disputes concerning Covid-related safety. The industrial action originally began in February 2021; with the union calling for fewer staff to work on-site at the Swansea South Wales office. You can read more on this at [this link].
On 1st January 2018, the DVLA released an updated version of 'Assessing Fitness to Drive: a Guide for Medical Professionals'. Changes have been made in advice on: insulin-treated diabetes, neurological disorders, cardiovascular disorders, diabetes mellitus & visual disorders. For Medical Professionals; follow this link.
On the 1st January 2018 DVLA released an update 'Assessing Fitness to Drive: A Guide for Medical Professionals'. This guide covers changes on advice given on insulin-treated diabetes, neurological disorders, cardio-vascular disorders, diabetes mellitus and visual disorders. For more information; please see the following links: Information for Medical Professionals. Information for Non-Specialists.