The relaxation of drivers’ hours rules has been extended until 30 December, in response to crippling port congestion, Covid-19 and “unusual demand patterns”. The Department for Transport (DfT) said the relaxation applies to anyone driving within Great Britain under the EU drivers’ hours rules and involved in the transport of food and other essential goods from ports, including mixed loads with a significant content of such goods. In addition, the DfT said anyone transporting food and other essential goods for […]
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The International Road Transport Union (IRU) is calling on governments and banks to help ease the impact of the Coronavirus pandemic on operators so they can continue to keep supplies moving.