Government accused of ‘sneaking in’ strict new tachograph rules


 

Road transport solicitors have criticised the government for ‘sneaking in’ tough new tachograph rules at the height of the pandemic and not publicising the changes. Backhouse Jones described the new EU requirements as the most onerous on drivers “since the tachograph was first invented” and that nothing at all had been done to raise awareness of the rules. However, the department for transport (DfT) refuted this claim and pointed to three bulletins that it sent out to haulage operators highlighting […]