Important: Applications for the renewal of lorry and bus driving licences during the Coronavirus Pandemic

18 April, 2020

Normally an application to renew a lorry or bus licence at age 45 or over must include a medical examination report (D4) which is signed by a doctor. However, NHS doctors cannot carry out these examinations so lorry and bus drivers are currently unable to obtain D4 medical reports required to support their application. Read […]

Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the EU and GB drivers’ hours rules: all sectors carriage of goods by road

18 April, 2020

In response to unprecedented pressures on local and national supply chains, the Department for Transport has pursuant to Article 14(2) of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006, introduced a temporary and limited urgent relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales. It has also introduced a temporary and limited urgent relaxation of the […]