The EU is proposing to relax cabotage rules to allow HGVs on foreign runs to make unlimited deliveries and drop offs over five days rather than the existing limit of three internal movements in a member state over seven days. The proposal is contained in the EU’s mobility package, announced last week. Another key proposal is for drivers working out of their home countries for more than three days to be paid the local minimum wage to prevent so-called “social […]
The UK cannot use the Northern Irish border as a “test case” for its future customs relationship with the EU, Brexit chief negotiator Michel Barnier has warned.
The Motor Transport team considers what impact the UK coming out of the EU might have on road transport in a special edition of the Motor Transport Podcast.
The government will work to avoid the “disaster” of a hard border between the Northern Ireland and Ireland after Brexit by keeping customs regulation to a minimum, but the RHA said it has reservations about the lack of detail provided.