International road haulage permits: ECMT permits 2021
Explains criteria for allocating ECMT permits and what hauliers need…
October 30, 2020
Emergency exemption and temporary relaxation of drivers' hours and working time rules
How and when to request a temporary relaxation of the drivers’ hours…
October 28, 2020
Trade with the UK from January 2021: prepare your EU business
From 1 January 2021 the rules for trading with the UK will change. If…
October 27, 2020
Prepare to import goods from the EU to Great Britain from 1 January 2021
The process for importing goods from the EU will change. Businesses…
October 22, 2020
Prepare to export goods from Great Britain to the EU from 1 January 2021
The process for exporting goods to the EU will change. Businesses in…
October 22, 2020
work in or from vehicles, including couriers, mobile workers, lorry drivers, on-site transit and work vehicles, field forces and similar.
Guidance for people who work in or from…
October 16, 2020
van lorry truck airplane operators over world map
Safer working principles and risk assessment for transport operators…
October 14, 2020
secure load
Guidance for vehicle operators on how to improve load safety on their…
October 08, 2020
hgv driving

Code of practice which sets out procedures to be followed by…

October 08, 2020
cabinet office
Today (Thursday 8 October) the Government has ramped up preparations…
October 08, 2020
public weighbridge
A Map of UK Public Weighbridges and Guidance

September 29, 2020
Countering vehicle as a weapon: best practice guidance for goods vehicle operators and drivers
New guidance for goods vehicle operators and drivers
September 16, 2020
low bridge
September 15, 2020
Maintenance investigation visit report (MIVR) guidance
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), carry out maintenance…
September 03, 2020
Expired driving licences automatically extended by 11 months
Photocard licences or entitlement to drive that expires between 1…
September 01, 2020
HGV Road User Levy
The HGV levy is suspended from 1 August 2020 to 31 July 2021 to help…
August 28, 2020
Rules on drivers’ hours and tachographs for vehicles used for the…
August 19, 2020
How to import and export goods between Great Britain and the EU from 1 January 2021
Information for traders on importing and exporting goods…
August 18, 2020
Automated Lane Keeping System (ALKS)
Government launches consultation on an automated system capable of…
August 18, 2020
Apply for a digital tachograph driver card (D777B(DL))
Application for a digital tachograph driver card for GB…
August 17, 2020
Rules for lorry, bus and coach drivers on how many hours you…
August 14, 2020
Working safely during coronavirus (COVID-19)
Find out how to make your workplace COVID-secure.

August 13, 2020
Companies house logo
Companies House has robust plans in place to maintain…
August 10, 2020
Get an annual test (MOT) for a lorry, bus or trailer: step by step
Find out how to get an annual test for a heavy goods vehicle or…
August 07, 2020
Highway’s England makes £114 million pledge to improve roads in East of England

Smoother journeys ahead as Highways England reveals multi-…

July 28, 2020
Green light for increase in speed through roadworks

Highways England is to increase the basic speed limit at which…

July 26, 2020
Ride Free: new online motorcycle training to improve road safety

Ride Free is a free online training course that you should…

July 25, 2020

Find out if you need the Driver Certificate of Professional…

July 24, 2020
Promotional material Staying COVID-19 Secure in 2020 notice

Notice to display to show you have made your workplace COVID-…

July 23, 2020
Guidance Run a Driver CPC training course

How to run and manage a Driver Certificate of Professional…

July 23, 2020
workplaces involved in the manufacturing, processing, warehousing, picking, packaging, retailing and service of food.

Advice for food businesses…

July 22, 2020
UK Government publishes new Border Operating Model

Border Operating Model published to provide clarity and…

July 13, 2020
National Statistics Road freight statistics: 2019

Road freight activity for the United Kingdom and…

July 09, 2020
Companies house logo

As an emergency response to coronavirus (COVID-19), we've…

July 06, 2020
hgv driver

Information leaflet on the types of vehicle you can drive with…

July 06, 2020
international trade

Guidance explaining what will change for exporters of…

July 02, 2020
uk trade tariff

Use this service to check the UK Global Tariff that will apply…

July 01, 2020
hgv and trailer on road

If you're using Union and Common Transit you'll need to…

June 30, 2020
Mandatory MOT testing to be reintroduced from 1 August

Move will help ensure that…

June 29, 2020
Guidance Rules that have been relaxed to help businesses during the coronavirus pandemic

A list of the rules that have been temporarily relaxed to make…

June 26, 2020
lorry, bus, trailer MOT

You can book a lorry, bus or trailer annual test (MOT) from 4…

June 19, 2020
Coronavirus: dangerous goods vehicle (ADR) annual inspections

You can book a dangerous goods vehicle (ADR) inspection from 4…

June 19, 2020
green number plates

Introduction of green number plates plus a multi-million pound…

June 16, 2020
load exchange platform drivers hours

Temporary relaxation of the EU and GB drivers’ hours rules for…

June 15, 2020
Aerial close-up of the centre of the roundabout and M6 carriageways showing verge and central reservation piers taking shape.

Six motorway gantries which will house up-to-date technology…

June 08, 2020
hgv lorry in operators yard

For operators and furloughed drivers on EU mobile working time…

May 28, 2020

Guidance for the freight transport industry on international…

May 15, 2020
government roadmap

The Government’s roadmap for how and when the UK will adjust…

May 11, 2020
corona virus covid-19 logistics

The most important thing we can do is to stay alert, control…

May 11, 2020
Boris Johnson

Prime Minister Boris Johnson addressed the nation on…

May 10, 2020
freight and ferry

Action will protect the transport links the country relies on…

April 24, 2020
support freight

Funding to safeguard ferry routes between Great Britain and…

April 24, 2020

Temporary change applies to drivers whose licences are due to…

April 17, 2020

Information for people using…

April 07, 2020

Temporary changes to allow…

March 31, 2020
Guidance on importing and exporting live animals or animal products
Collection of guidance and forms for importing and exporting live…
March 23, 2020

Driving tests are suspended for up to 3 months except for…

March 20, 2020
corona virus covid-19 logistics keyworkers

Frontline transport and roads staff have been designated 'key…

March 20, 2020
heavy goods vehicles

Using the HGV Alliance Load Platform can be a…

March 02, 2020

HGV Alliance are here to make delivery of your…

February 28, 2020
different route
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February 26, 2020

What UK lorry and goods vehicle drivers need to do to drive…

February 25, 2020
brexit flag

How to transport goods commercially if you’re driving from the UK to or through Europe.

February 24, 2020
dangerous goods

How to decide if you need a dangerous goods safety adviser (…

February 20, 2020
Container Specifications

Find all Shipping Container information & Specifications…

February 19, 2020
lorry in wing mirror

Measures to manage traffic flow on Kent’s road network in the…

February 17, 2020
taking a different route

What is HGV Alliance?

February 10, 2020

Britain’s biggest road project is set to open to drivers more…

February 06, 2020

Online service to help drivers and businesses prepare for the…

February 05, 2020
orwell bridge

A ground-breaking study of the Orwell Bridge in Ipswich has…

January 31, 2020

How the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) earned…

January 30, 2020

DVSA have released their Top…

January 29, 2020


You can post goods…

January 18, 2020

Minister sees green revolution at Port of Blyth.

January 16, 2020

Government paid out £10m to help business prepare for cliff-…

January 13, 2020

Details of work to remove the steel barrier on the M20 in Kent…

January 10, 2020
driver cpc

To keep your Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC), you…

January 09, 2020

DVSA has released their New Year’s enforcement dishonours list.

January 06, 2020
line robot

A clever little robot is saving drivers on England’s busiest…

January 02, 2020

Farmers are likely to give a cautious welcome to the…

December 30, 2019

But meeting government’s 15% reduction target by 2025 remains…

December 30, 2019

New funding to boost the advanced fuels industry.

December 30, 2019

A law could be changed to punish people who throw litter out…

December 29, 2019
traffic commissioners

Reviewed criteria applies to existing haulage, bus and coach…

December 24, 2019

The van parc has grown at around 5% annually, offering users…

December 23, 2019
highways family

It's going to be a real family Christmas at Highways England…

December 18, 2019
welsh government

Commuters, tourists and businesses all benefiting from free road travel into Wales one…

December 17, 2019
highways england

More than 800 miles of roadworks will be lifted or completed…

December 16, 2019

Boris Johnson and the Conservative Party won the 12th December pivotal…

December 13, 2019
opening hours

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will be closed…

December 04, 2019
Volta will produce its first zero-emission truck in Britain

Volta will produce its first zero-emission truck in Britain…

December 04, 2019
hgv on road

Backers say the technology is an efficient, climate-friendly…

December 03, 2019

Businesses must use resource planning systems to find…

December 01, 2019
uk delivery

The UK is preparing for its fourth General Election in the…

November 29, 2019

The EU’s Brexit negotiator Michel Barnier has reportedly said…

November 28, 2019
A flag waved during a climate change protest in York this year Picture: Frank Dwyer

SWITCHING to electric vehicles is not the answer to cutting carbon emissions from buses…

November 14, 2019
phone use

Law to be tightened to close loophole that allows people to escape prosecution for hand-held…

November 01, 2019

Work to deactivate Operation Brock – and remove a contraflow - on the M20 in Kent will be…

October 29, 2019

Information for HGV drivers on routes, restrictions and possible fines in place during Operation…

October 29, 2019

What UK goods vehicle operators need to do to carry out international road haulage if…

October 29, 2019

EU leaders have agreed in principle to extend Brexit until 31 January 2020 - meaning the…

October 28, 2019


Get ready for Brexit

October 24, 2019

Transitional Simplified Procedures will make importing after Brexit on 31 October much simpler,…

October 15, 2019

Operation Brock to keep the M20 open in both directions in the event of disruption to…

October 14, 2019
brock map

Operation Brock to keep the M20 open in both directions in the event of disruption to…

October 14, 2019

DVSA Phone Numbers


October 14, 2019
Freight Forwarding: Moving Goods & Managing Risk

Freight forwarders oversee the worldwide movement of cargo,…

October 12, 2019

You will need new documents to transport goods into the EU after Brexit


September 23, 2019

Making sure that hauliers have everything they need from traders to get through border customs…

September 09, 2019
Funding to ensure that trade continues to flow smoothly at UK ports…
September 02, 2019
london ULEZ
The London ULEZ is the first of many schemes. Here’s…
April 08, 2019
Container Prefixes
Find all Shipping Container prefixes easily.
February 20, 2019
Freight Terminology

February 16, 2019
Tyler Goodjohn Vs Marc Navarro Pro Bare Knuckle Boxing BKB15…
January 26, 2019
Accounting scam aimed at professional drivers

October 25, 2018