Drivers’ hours relaxed until 21 April but ‘must not be abused recklessly’


The Department for Transport has announced that the current limited drivers’ hours relaxation will be extended until 23.59hrs on Tuesday 21 April 2020 and apply to all road haulage operations. The move follows discussions between RHA chief executive Richard Burnett (pictured) and secretary of state for transport, Grant Shapps. “This is a blanket relaxation covering all sectors,” Burnett said, “and recognises how integrated and inter-dependent supply chains are across the whole economy. The sector is working as efficiently and as […]