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  • Relaxation on drivers hours

    HSE have published that the Department of Transport have announced that there will be a temporary and limited relaxation of the enforcement of drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales for the drivers of vehicles involved in the delivery of food, non-food (personal care and household paper and cleaning), over the counter pharmaceuticals. It […]

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  • Six tips on how to become a more economical driver

    The RHA have drawn up some top tips on how to become a more economical driver. The quick and easy top tips could make all the difference to your driving and fuel efficiency. Anticipate the actions of other road users.- Forward observation and anticipation is key. Spotting hazards early to avoid sharp braking will smooth […]

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  • Driver CPC after Brexit

    The DVSA have announced that you still need Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) to drive professionally in the United Kingdom after Brexit, including if there is a no deal Brexit. You must still complete your Driver CPC by your deadline. The UK will still recognise Driver CPC qualifications from EU countries after Brexit. The […]

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  • 1 in 5 new drivers crash within their first year

    Because of the statistics that 20% of new drivers have an accident within their first year of driving the Department of Transport has announced that it is looking into graduated driver licensing or a similar scheme. It could put restrictions on new drivers, such as a minimum learning period, no night driving for a period, […]

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  • Lorries at sea

    Urgent safety advice has been issued by the Marine Accident Investigation Branch (MIAB) to all lorry drivers who use ferries. This follows an incident where lorries toppled over on a ferry deck while at sea, with drivers still in their cabs. One driver was trapped and had to be freed by emergency services. International regulations […]

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