UK hauliers and commercial drivers who operate in the EU will need a number of new documents if the UK leaves the EU without a deal. The Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has confirmed drivers will require an International Driving Permit in some countries (France, Italy and Cyprus) and adult and child passports should have at least six months left to travel to most countries in Europe (not including Ireland). The DVLA has urged drivers to check their passports and […]
The government is committed to delivering Brexit on schedule on 31 October with or without a deal, transport secretary Grant Shapps MP told the RHA parliamentary reception last night.
Senior management at road transport operators in the UK do not believe that Brexit will damage their growth prospects in the short or medium-term, with a majority anticipating significantly or slightly better growth in 2018 and 2019.
Commercial vehicle manufacturing fell 15.5% in 2020, in what the SMMT said was “the worst year in a lifetime”.