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 FTA has called on the UK government not to act upon Prime Minister Theresa May’s previous promise to take “no deal rather than a bad deal”, as Brexit negotiations formally begin today (19 June).
The Institute of Directors (IoD) has said a customs frontier is inevitable once Britain leaves the EU.
Improved mirrors that eliminate HGV blind spots will become mandatory on newly registered vehicles from July of next year across the EU.