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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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Latest Government Covid-19 stats show HGV road usage on the increase

Latest Government Covid-19 stats show HGV road usage on the increase Isis Insurance team members were watching the recent Covid-19 Government briefing on Sunday 31st May, with particular interest in our specialist sector the Haulage industry and what the easing of lock-down measures may bring in “getting back to normal”. It was interesting to see…

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Traffic Commissioners pledge to raise standards for HGV and PSV vehicles and their drivers

Traffic Commissioners pledge to raise standards for HGV and PSV vehicles and their drivers In Q4 2019, The Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain published what they referred to as their “strategic ambitions” for the licensing and regulation of lorry (HGV) and bus/coach (PSV) operators – and their drivers of course. These “strategic ambitions” sets out…

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HGV Safety guide – What to do in the event of a bridge strike.

HGV Safety guide – What to do in the event of a bridge strike. Did you know: Bridge strikes are one of the most common HGV accidents in the UK Network Rail alone reported in excess of 2000 bridge strikes during 2017. It is estimated that bridge strikes cost UK tax payers £23m annually What…

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HGV News – Dover and Calais chaos

HGV News – Dover and Calais chaos If there is one news story to exercise the collective minds of Britain’s haulage operators, it is the situation at the Channel ports of Dover and Calais. As if the human misery, suffering and sheer desperation of illegal migrants was not bad enough, Britain’s haulage companies and drivers…

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HGV news snippets

HGV News Snippets If you are in the haulage business it pays to stay abreast of HGV news, so here are a few snippets from recent press and trade reports. Catch it on camera Barely a day goes by without some news item about attempts by illegal immigrants to make the crossing from France to…

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HGV news roundup

HGV News roundup Given its vital role in the performance and strength of the UK economy, it may come as no surprise that haulage operations and every aspect of owning and operating HGVs continue to grab news headlines. This might be the place to highlight just a few. HGV braking distances A headline item by…

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In the news – what’s new for hauliers

In the news – what is new for hauliers From online shopping trends, export opportunities and successes in industry representatives’ lobbying of government, there are some interesting titbits of news for anyone in the haulage industry. Online cross-border shopping UK Haulier recently reported the results of market research showing that the UK is the third…

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