Work on post-Brexit freight software is unlikely to be ready for the 1 January deadline, the Association of Freight Software Suppliers (AFSS) has warned. The idea behind the new border software is to reduce the time that vehicles would need to stop for border checks. It is intended to help haulage and logistics companies submit paperwork digitally so that taxes can be calculated. However, the project has been slammed by the RHA and Logistics UK who claim it will add […]
Foreign drivers working for UK operators who returned to their home countries during lockdown are not exempt from the 14-day self-isolation rules, it has emerged.
Automatically treating HGV drivers found with stowaways in their vehicles as suspects in a criminal investigation is “a troubling development” amounting to an assumption of guilt, according to a transport lawyer.
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.