Based upon the current situation, the relaxation of both EU and GB Drivers' Hours Laws; due to end on 21st April 2020 has now been extended to 31st May 2020. For full details on the relaxation; and this new extension, please follow this link.
Originally released on 18th March 2020, and recently updated; the DVSA has released guidance for operators of HGV & PSV Operator Licenses. This guidance can be read in full 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.
With the latest changes to funds required for both a standard national & standard international licence holders will increase by £100 for the 1st vehicle to £7950 and £50 for each additional vehicles to $4400. There is no change to the level of funds that must be available to a restricted licence holder or applicant.
If you are interested in joining the Earned Recognition Scheme; please follow this link. From 24 April 2018 the new Earned Recognition Scheme came into effect, adding a Blue category to the risk scores. If you run transport in your business and you run under an operator licence, regardless of what type of licence you hold,I.E.; restricted, standard national international, you will fall into one of the categories below OCRS (Operator Compliance Risk Scores): Grey - New Operators…