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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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First of all – Do you know your current OCRS? If you don’t then the first thing you need to do is register online by visiting the DVSA Online Report Services . You will need your O licence number to complete the registration form and then the DVSA will send a confirmation letter in the post...
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Increased HGV speed limits welcomed by the industry The current speed limits for HGV’s over 7.5 tonnes is laid out in section 6 of the Road Traffic Regulation Act 1984. However these limits were introduced back in the 1960’s and have never been changed since. Just think how much safer new technologies have made lorries...
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Good news for new or expanding operators The financial standing levels are set by the EU regulations in Euros and therefore each member state that does not use the Euro adjusts their rates every year according to currency fluctuations. For standard national and international operators the current figures are set at €9,000 for the first...
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DVSA roadside inspections can cost you big time I was talking to one of our newer clients this week and he was complaining about DVSA (no surprise there). His business is general haulage and some of his contracts are very strict on delivery times. One of his drivers was heading to a drop at a very...
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