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...
Multilateral Agreement M324 section 1.5.1 of ADR

Multilateral Agreement M324 section 1.5.1 of ADR

Concerning driver training certificates in accordance with 8.2.2.8.2 of ADR and safety adviser certificates in accordance with 1.8.3.7 of ADR (1) By derogation from the provisions of the first paragraph of 8.2.2.8.2 of ADR all driver training certificates the validity...
Lorry thefts spark secure parking plea

Lorry thefts spark secure parking plea

Lorry drivers transporting essential supplies across the country are being targeted by criminal gangs amid a shortage of safe parking, hauliers say. One driver who had goods stolen when he was parked up said gangs were “running it like a business”. The...