Transport organisations have welcomed news of a relaxation in enforcement of the driver’s hours rules today in light of recent problems for cross-Channel freight vehicles, but have been split in their reactions to the detail of the change. Earlier today, the DfT said it had agreed an immediate relaxation of enforcement of EU drivers’ hours rules for cross-Channel commercial vehicle traffic in Europe and UK vehicle operators based in Kent whose journeys were affected by recent disruption. The temporary relaxation […]
The government has quashed hopes for a new HGV driving Trailblazer apprenticeship by rejecting the standards for a third time.
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