From 1 January, standard O-licence holders will be required to demonstrate an increased level of financial facilities, after the drop in the value of value of the pound following the EU referendum. Both new applicants and existing operators will be required to demonstrate £7,950 (previously £7,850) for the first HGV and £4,400 (previously £4,350) for each additional vehicle they wish to be added to their O-licence. The financial standing requirement for restricted O-licence holders will remain the same at £3,100 […]
A proposed congestion charge on HGVs using the Port of Dover has been met with “incredulity” by the trade associations, which warned such a charge could jeopardise British trading relationships.
New guidance on the breaks required under the drivers’ hours and working time rules is to be published later this year by the DfT in an effort to address confusion between the two.
Pall-Ex has said it is “saddened” by the UK’s decision to leave the European Union and reiterated its warning that the forthcoming Brexit will “deeply” affect the supply chain.