New HGV rules now the Brexit transition period has ended

Now that the Brexit transition period has ended since the UK left the EU on January 31st 2021, some may call this the end of the honeymoon period, new rules are now in place for HGV drivers entering and leaving Europe. Having the correct documentation in place, and producing a negative Covid test (if required),…

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French Government bans UK lorries from entering the country for 48 hours

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Network Rail launch new “bridge height” awareness campaign aimed at HGV drivers

Network Rail launch new “bridge height” awareness campaign aimed at HGV drivers Recent statistics show that railway bridges are hit 5 times a day on average across the UK, with HGV’s the most common culprit. The average cost of a bridge repair is £13,000. The BBC website article also lists the top 10 bridges struck…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): MOT extensions for HGV’s

Isis Insurance have recently written about the temporary pausing of MOT’s during lockdown.

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UK Government are acting on readiness warnings on the Smart Freight System ahead of January 2021 Brexit Transition Deadline

The Government has been warned in a letter sent to Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove, signed by the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and other stakeholders such as trade body Logistics UK.

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UK Government are acting on readiness warnings on the Smart Freight System ahead of January 2021 Brexit Transition Deadline

UK Government are acting on readiness warnings on the Smart Freight System ahead of January 2021 Brexit Transition Deadline The Government has been warned in a letter sent to Cabinet Office Minister Michael Gove, signed by the Road Haulage Association (RHA) and other stakeholders such as trade body Logistics UK. There are four border-focused IT…

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Coronavirus (COVID-19): MOT extensions for HGV’s

Coronavirus (COVID-19): MOT extensions for HGV’s Isis Insurance have recently written about the temporary pausing of MOT’s during lockdown. MOT’s are now back in place for HGV’s, buses and coaches but with changes to MOT tests because of coronavirus. How this affects you depends on when your MOT is due to expire. HGVs and buses…

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Department for Transport (DfT) – results from consultation about proposed amends to Driver CPC Directive

Department for Transport (DfT) – results from consultation about proposed amends to Driver CPC Directive Following on from Isis Insurance’s articles about relaxation of HGV driving hours during Covid-19 (relaxation of hours has now ended), we are now updating you on the results of a recent consultation from the DfT / DVSA about potential amends…

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HGV MOT Update

HGV MOT Update The 3-month MOT exemption which stated on the 20th March, due to Covid-19, is now over. From the 4th July, you can now book your lorry, bus or trailer in for a MOT. All previous vehicles that qualified for an MOT holiday must now have a vehicle test and certificate. https://www.gov.uk/guidance/coronavirus-covid-19-mots-for-lorries-buses-and-trailers

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HGV Driving Rules Relaxation (due to Covid-19) has now ended

HGV Driving Rules Relaxation (due to Covid-19) has now ended In March, Isis Insurance published an article outlining the following 2 important points for drivers and operators of HGV vehicles. These temporary measures came into place from the Government to help Haulage operators provide vital transportation during the lock-down period during COVID-19. This covered: 1)…

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