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The votes are cast: the results are in Brexit it is, then. Now that the decision has been made, the UK begins the tortuous task of separating from the EU. Whether this was the right or the wrong way to go is a matter of personal belief. What is known universally, however, is that Britain...
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Relaxation in Drivers’ Hours Following calls from the Scottish government the Department for Transport has agreed to a temporary and limited, exceptional relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers’ hours and working-time rules for: drivers involved in the distribution of freight and passenger services within scope of the regulation whose journeys are delayed or extended due...
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DVSA propose to make non-compliant operators a thing of the past with aspirations of 100% compliance Updated – 04/04/17 – See final paragraph In May 2015 Caroline Hicks, the head of enforcement at the DVSA, spoke to delegates at the Microlise transport conference and said that she wanted to “completely transform” the way the DVSA...
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New First-Aid Driver CPC Course approved We are happy to announce that we now have a Driver CPC course perfect for both HGV and PSV drivers alike. This course counts as 7 hours towards Driver CPC as well as giving all attendees a level 2 qualification in First-Aid.   This 7 hour course covers: Vulnerable...
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The Petroleum Driver Passport (PDP) is now entering it’s second year Originally developed by The Downstream Oil Distribution Forum (DODF), a partnership of industry bodies, employers and trade unions, the PDP is an industry initiative backed by the government to ensure a consistent high standard in the training of all tanker drivers in the industry....
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DVSA change the rules on Driver CPC Yesterday we received an email from JAUPT the awarding body for Driver CPC training. The email was sent by JAUPT on behalf of the DVSA and it said: Since the acquired rights deadline has passed DVSA has received requests from members of the public, who wish to return...
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HGV Levy collects more than twice the projected funds One year on and the HGV levy on non UK vehicles using our roads has been a huge success. The levy which was introduced in April 2014 was expected to generate £20 million from all foreign HGV’s weighing more than 12 tonnes. Either someone was being...
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New Speed Limits for single and dual carriageways in England and Wales   From the 6th of April 2015 the speed limits for HGV’s over 7.5 tonnes on both single and dual carriageways in England and Wales will be increased to the following:   Single carriageways – Increased from 40mph to 50mph Dual carriageways –...
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What does George Osborne’s 2015-16 budget plan mean for most hauliers? Here’s a quick summary of the budget plan for 2015-16 and what it could mean to you Fuel Duty could be frozen again George Osbourne promised to cancel the scheduled fuel duty increase which was planned for September and freeze fuel duty once more which...
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The DVSA have revealed plans for a recognition scheme for all operators Sound familiar? Well it should, the DVSA announced this week that it is currently looking at the potential of “An Earned Recognition Process” for operators. In a statement to Commercial Motor a spokesperson also said that the DVSA were in regular talks with...
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