Operators have just one more week to apply for European Conference of Ministers of Transport (ECMT) permits that will allow them to continue transporting goods in the EU in the event of a no-deal Brexit. In December, the DfT extended the deadline for operators to apply for one of the 984 annual ECMT permits – on a per truck basis – by four weeks until 18 January. Applicants will be assessed on the intensity of use of the permit, the […]
The DVSA is looking at the potential of an Earned Recognition process for operators.
DfT under fire over Brexit ferry deals as FTA prepares for the worse and Manston contingency is extended
MPs have accused the government of failing to respond to allegations that it illegally awarded ferry contracts to three operators as part of Brexit ‘no deal’ contingency plans.
The traffic commissioners (TCs) and the DVSA have urged operators to improve their approach to brake testing and maintenance after the DVSA revealed a quarter of defective trucks had a brake issue.