The government has issued new guidelines to freight operators entering France. In response to the COVID-19 pandemic, drivers had formerly been asked to complete an International Attestation form to confirm that their journey met the criteria for essential travel. This was designed to curb non-essential travel. However, French authorities have now confirmed that, for drivers of vehicles performing international transport of goods by road, a completed Certificate for International Transport Workers will be accepted and that they no longer need […]
Andrew Baxter, MD of Europa Worldwide Group, has rejected claims that operators are set for major disruption at the channel ports at the end of the Brexit transition period, arguing that such speculation is “basically wrong”.
The RHA has renewed its plea to the government for urgent action to ease what it calls a growing crisis in driver shortages – made worse by the introduction of IR35 tax changes.
Grant Shapps has replaced Chris Grayling as Secretary of State for Transport as part of newly installed Prime Minister Boris Johnson’s cabinet reshuffle.