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HGV Truck Fleet

Announce New Restrictions

19 March 2021 by Richard Brown

The government is introducing new temporary relaxations of enforcement for the freight industry in Great Britain to retained EU drivers’ hours rules. Get the latest updates from TransportsFriend

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Bridge Heights

Prevent Bridge Strikes

24 May 2022 by Phil Conner (MAIRSO)

What to consider for drivers and licensed operators to prevent bridge strikes. Journey planning is key to preventing strikes on bridges. Follow this simple plan every time.

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Medical Consultation

How health condition affects your driving

24 May 2022 by Phil Conner (MAIRSO)

Driving large goods vehicles, you should ensure you must declare any medical conditions that affect your driving ability.

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UK Vocational HGV driver's funding benefit

24 May 2022 by Phil Conner (MAIRSO)

Large goods drivers should benefit from a UK government funding package of £20 million to fund better roadside facilities for all drivers.

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TransportFriends

Driving Licence Checking Software

31 March 2021 by Richard Brown

The Driving Licence Checking Service offers operators access to the DVLA driver record providing permission has been granted from the licence holder.

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Sample Driver DQC Card

Driver CPC

30 September 2020 by Transports Friend

On 5th January 2021 JAUPT announced what is required to operate remote training during the continued COVID period.

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Reminder: 5 days until Light Goods Vehicles working in Europe require International Operators’ Licences

17 May 2021 by Transports Friend

This item sets out what action is required from 21 May 2022 if transporting goods from the UK into the EU for Hire and Reward and the requirement for an International Operator Licence.

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Tachograph unit

Tachographs & Analysis | WTD

30 September 2020 by Richard Brown

Tachograph analysis is a service that you will need to carry out, there are many in today's marketplace

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