The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has called on the Irish government to use emergency powers to lift the drivers’ hours and tachograph rules for vehicles caught up at Calais. The call came after recent strikes by French ferry staff and a surge in migrants trying to cross the Channel illegally led to escalating delays. IRHA president Verona Murphy told Motortransport.co.uk that the association had requested the move under Article 14 of EU Regulation 561/2006, which allows EU member states […]
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Border Force will have prevented the entry of 80,000 migrants by the end of 2015, it has predicted.
Tradeteam delivery drivers are gearing up for strike action after their union balloted for industrial action in a row over “unmanageable loads”.