Concerns within industry over proposed changes to cabotage

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…

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Fitness to drive legal update

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.

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