Get a coronavirus (COVID-19) test if you’re an HGV or van driver
COVID-19 testing for hauliers arriving in England and travelling from…
October 11, 2021
Become a qualified heavy goods vehicle (HGV) or bus driver
How to become a qualified heavy goods vehicle (HGV) driver and get…
October 08, 2021
Transporting dangerous goods
How to transport dangerous goods, including guidance notes,…
October 07, 2021
Apply for a digital tachograph driver card (D777B(DL))
Application for a digital tachograph driver card for GB…
October 07, 2021
Form Get an ADR test to allow a vehicle to carry dangerous goods by road
Apply for an ADR test to allow a vehicle to carry dangerous or…
October 01, 2021
Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the retained EU drivers’ hours rules: all road haulage sectors within Great Britain
Temporary relaxation of the retained EU drivers’ hours for drivers…
September 30, 2021
Guidance Trading and moving goods in and out of Northern Ireland
How to prepare if you trade and move goods in and out of Northern…
September 30, 2021
List of ports using the Goods Vehicle Movement Service
Find out which locations are using the Goods Vehicle Movement Service…
September 29, 2021
Guidance International road haulage: HGV and trailer documents
Heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and trailer documents you need to legally…
September 28, 2021
Guidance Carry out international road haulage
What UK goods vehicle operators need to do to carry out international…
September 28, 2021
Notice Dangerous goods driver licence extension: authorisation 990
Extension of the ADR driver certification until 31 January 2022 under…
September 28, 2021
Guidance Lorry, bus or trailer annual test (MOT) certificate: samples
Samples of the annual test (MOT) certificates that can be given to…
September 23, 2021
Guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19): safer transport guidance for operators and people who work in or from vehicles
Safer working principles and risk assessment for transport operators…
September 22, 2021
Guidance Transport goods in and out of the UK using vans or car and trailers from 21 May 2022

What transport companies and couriers need to do to use vans…
August 26, 2021
Guidance Register road haulage journeys within Europe from 2 February 2022

Check which types of journeys you’ll need to register online…
August 26, 2021
News story Greener, longer goods vehicles could be rolled out from next year
Trial of the vehicles found them to be safer, more economical and…
August 24, 2021
Coronavirus (COVID-19): Advice for Heavy Goods (HGV) and Public Service Vehicle (PSV) Operators
Advice issued to assist the transport industry during the Coronavirus…
August 17, 2021
Press release Have your say on A12 Essex upgrade
Eight-week consultation on plans to upgrade A12 in Essex starts today…
June 22, 2021
Press release Highways England digs deep to prepare improvement to vital East Anglia junction
Preparatory work starts for the A47 – A11 Thickthorn Interchange…
June 22, 2021
Drive in a clean air zone
Use this service if you’re planning to drive through clean air zones…
June 14, 2021
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June 09, 2021
Guidance: Information for drivers with diabetes
Further information on what drivers with different types of diabetes…
June 09, 2021
Policy paper Summary: The UK’s new relationship with the EU
The UK has left the EU and the transition period has now ended.…
June 08, 2021
Highways England has joined Keep Britain Tidy’s Million Mile Mission to help clear litter from the roads
Highways England is calling on drivers to do their bit to reduce…
June 01, 2021
Guidance: Delaying declarations for EU goods brought into Great Britain
Check if you can delay sending HMRC full information about your goods…
May 25, 2021
Haulier advice site locations
Find sites where HGV and coach drivers can get free COVID-19 tests…
May 23, 2021
Get a goods movement reference
Use this service to get a reference after registering with the Goods…
May 17, 2021
Form Medical examination report for a lorry or bus driving licence (D4)
A doctor will need to complete this form if you are applying for a…
April 28, 2021
International road haulage: HGV driver documents
Check which documents you need to carry if you're the driver or a…
April 20, 2021
Kent traffic management on M20 motorway to Dover and Eurotunnel
Measures to manage traffic flow on Kent’s road network in the event…
April 20, 2021
Direct Vision Standard and HGV Safety Permit
New safety standards for heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) over 12 tonnes…
March 02, 2021
News story 235,000 haulier tests completed as lorry drivers urged to get tested away from border
HGV drivers reminded to get tested for COVID-19 early in their…
February 24, 2021
Guidance Report goods arriving at a UK port on a commercial vessel
If you’re the ships’ master (or their agent) of a commercial vessel,…
February 12, 2021
New-style driving licences and number plates mark one-year anniversary of Brexit as EU flag is removed
To mark the first anniversary of Brexit, the government unveils new…
January 31, 2021
HGV Alliance Heroes
HGV Alliance Heroes has been designed to save Money & Time for…
January 29, 2021
ECMT international road haulage permits
Permits to travel to or through European Conference of Ministers of…
January 22, 2021
Drivers' hours
If you drive a goods vehicle or a passenger-carrying vehicle you must…
January 20, 2021
International road haulage permits for some non-EU countries
Apply for permits to travel to or through Belarus, Georgia,…
January 19, 2021
Check which international road haulage permits you need
Find out which licences and permits you need to operate vehicles with…
January 19, 2021
News story COVID-19 testing for HGV drivers using the Port of Dover or Eurotunnel
How HGV drivers get their COVID-19 test before leaving the UK for…
January 18, 2021
How to import and export goods between Great Britain and the EU
Information for traders on importing and exporting goods between…
January 12, 2021
Return your rejected exports from the EU
Rules you must follow for returning rejected exports to Great Britain…
January 11, 2021
Guidance Coronavirus (COVID-19) and Brexit: guidance on drivers’ hours relaxations
Guidance on the relaxation of drivers’ hours rules in the context of…
December 30, 2020
Operation Brock to be deployed in Kent
Highways England has tonight repeated calls to drivers not to travel…
December 21, 2020
UK Trader Scheme launched to support businesses moving goods from Great Britain to Northern Ireland, HMRC
Businesses urged to consider what they need to do before their first…
December 15, 2020
Haulier Handbook
Guidance for haulage companies and commercial drivers moving goods…
November 18, 2020
Hauliers get border-ready with information and advice sites
Transport Secretary announces new initiatives to help hauliers…
November 18, 2020
Consultation on next steps for more environmentally friendly haulage
Government launches 2 consultations following successful trial of…
November 10, 2020
Vehicle security checklist: road transport companies and drivers
Use this checklist to help secure your vehicle to stop people using…
November 04, 2020
public weighbridge
A Map of UK Public Weighbridges and Guidance

November 02, 2020
Exporting and importing businesses: prepare for 1 January 2021
The process for importing and exporting goods will change from 1…
October 30, 2020
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
Low Emission Zone (LEZ)
The Low Emission Zone (LEZ) was set up to encourage the most…
October 20, 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
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 2022 to…
August 28, 2020
tachograph
Rules on drivers’ hours and tachographs for vehicles used for the…
August 19, 2020
Automated Lane Keeping System (ALKS)
Government launches consultation on an automated system capable of…
August 18, 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
cpc

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
coronavirus

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
hgvs

Temporary change applies to drivers whose licences are due to…

April 17, 2020
logistics

Information for people using…

April 07, 2020
cpc

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
mot

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
courier

HGV Alliance are here to make delivery of your…

February 28, 2020
different route
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February 26, 2020
Brexit

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
road

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

February 06, 2020
traffic

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
dvsa

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

January 30, 2020
dvsa

DVSA have released their Top…

January 29, 2020
export

Introduction

You can post goods…

January 18, 2020
port

Minister sees green revolution at Port of Blyth.

January 16, 2020
traffic

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

January 13, 2020
brock

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

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
land

Farmers are likely to give a cautious welcome to the…

December 30, 2019
co2

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

December 30, 2019
warehouse

New funding to boost the advanced fuels industry.

December 30, 2019
litter

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
van

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
IR35

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
logistics

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
brexit

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
brock

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

October 29, 2019
brock

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

October 29, 2019
map

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

October 29, 2019
brexit

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

October 28, 2019
brexit

 

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October 24, 2019
hmrc

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

October 15, 2019
hgvs

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

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

Freight forwarders oversee the worldwide movement of cargo,…

October 12, 2019
Road Skills Online Professional Development Plan
October 12, 2019
port

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

A…

September 23, 2019
hgvs

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

September 09, 2019
port
Funding to ensure that trade continues to flow smoothly at UK ports…
September 02, 2019
UK Tunnel Classification Codes for ADR
Tunnel classification for ADR came into effect on 1st January 2010.…
May 20, 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
bkb
Tyler Goodjohn Vs Marc Navarro Pro Bare Knuckle Boxing BKB15…
January 26, 2019
bbc
Accounting scam aimed at professional drivers

October 25, 2018