Relaxation of EU Drivers’ Hours Rules

Relaxation of EU Drivers’ Hours Rules

Relaxation of EU Drivers’ Hours Rules The retained EU drivers’ hours rules can be temporarily relaxed as follows.The replacement of either:• the permitted increase to the daily driving limit from 9 hours to 10 hours with one of 11 hours (allowed up to twice in 1...
Forklift Training Grays

Forklift Training Grays

Forklift Training Grays Sigma Studies have been leading the way for professional forklift training in Grays and across Essex. We’ll help you every step of the way in opening the door to new career opportunities and potential to fulfil your aspirations in the...
Are freight exports to the EU back to normal?

Are freight exports to the EU back to normal?

The government says the volume of freight exports from Great Britain to the European Union has returned to normal, in spite of the new post-Brexit barriers to trade with the EU, and restrictions related to the pandemic. “The latest available data shows that...
Covid-19 test centres for hauliers open in Ireland

Covid-19 test centres for hauliers open in Ireland

The two centres are based at Dublin Airport and Gorey, County Wexford. The Irish government has urged hauliers to pre-book the free test before travelling. The move comes after a new French requirement that anyone arriving into the country must have proof of a...
Brexit and Driving. Rules that need to be followed

Brexit and Driving. Rules that need to be followed

Brexit has happened. We can’t change that and with it, comes a great deal of rules. Rules that need to be followed or risk a hefty fine. There are a lot of new rules to get right or you might not even be able to leave the UK let alone get your load to its destination...
The 10 year-old tyre ban is coming into force in 2021

The 10 year-old tyre ban is coming into force in 2021

As announced by the government, from February 2021 tyres aged 10 years and above will be banned on the front axes of lorries, coaches and buses. The following rules will soon apply; It will be illegal to fit tyres aged 10 years and above to: The front axle of a goods...