International Haulage UK Guidance

Guidance Carry out international road haulage What UK goods vehicle operators need to do to carry out international road haulage. From: Department for Transport, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, and Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain Published 31 December 2020 Last updated 28 September 2021 — See all updates Contents New rules for international road haulage in 2022 Coronavirus […]

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Driving in EU UK Guidance

Guidance Driving in Europe: UK licence holders living in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland Driving licence exchange and rules for drivers living in the EU, Iceland, Liechtenstein, Norway or Switzerland. From: Department for Transport and Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency Published 31 December 2020 Last updated 31 December 2021 — See all updates Contents UK and […]

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Ìnternational Bus Services

Guidance Run international bus or coach services and tours What UK bus and coach operators need to do to provide services, tours, holidays and trips into Europe and other countries. From: Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain, and Department for Transport Published 20 January 2021 Last updated 28 September 2021 — See all updates […]

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International Haulage Licences UK

Guidance Check which international road haulage permits you need Find out which licences and permits you need to operate vehicles with a gross vehicle weight above 3.5 tonnes on international journeys from the UK. From: Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain, and Department for Transport Published 4 September 2012 Last updated 27 August […]

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UK Register for Road Haulage in EU

Guidance Register road haulage journeys within Europe from 2 February 2022 Check which types of journeys you’ll need to register online if you transport goods within Europe using a car and trailer, van or HGV from 2 February 2022. From: Department for Transport, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, and Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain Published 26 August […]

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Goods Vehicles to & From UK

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 and car and trailers over 2.5 tonnes to transport goods in and out of the UK from 21 May 2022. From: Department for Transport, Driver and […]

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Bus Driver Documents UK 2021 Guidance

Guidance International bus or coach services and tours: vehicle documents Check which vehicle documents you need to carry if you drive a bus or coach across international borders. From: Department for Transport, Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, and Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain Published 31 December 2020 Last updated 28 September 2021 — See […]

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HGV Driver Documents UK 2021 Guidance

Guidance Guidance International road haulage: HGV and trailer documents Heavy goods vehicle (HGV) and trailer documents you need to legally cross international borders in a UK-registered vehicle. From: Department for Transport, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain, and Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency Published 7 September 2012 Last updated 28 September 2021 — See all […]

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Roads Haulage EU UK Agreement

TITLE I: TRANSPORT OF GOODS BY ROAD Article ROAD.1: Objective 1. The objective of this Title is to ensure, as regards the transport of goods by road, continued connectivity between, through and within the territories of the Parties and to lay down the rules which are applicable to such transport. 2. The Parties agree not […]

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Hauliers UK Guidance 2021

Guidance Transporting goods between Great Britain and the EU: guidance for hauliers and commercial drivers Guidance for haulage companies and commercial drivers moving goods between Great Britain (England, Scotland and Wales) and the European Union. Published 8 January 2021 From: Department for Transport, Department for Environment, Food & Rural Affairs, HM Revenue & Customs, and Driver and Vehicle […]

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RoRo EU to UK 2021 UK Guidance

Bringing goods to the UK from the EU through roll on roll off ports from 1 January 2021 New rules for January 2021 The UK has left the EU, and the transition period after Brexit comes to an end this year. This page tells you what you’ll need to do from 1 January 2021. It […]

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Dept Transport Ire

Brexit and Transport – what you need to know Published: 1 November 2019 From: Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport 1. Current Situation 2. Contact 3. Brexit and Ireland 4. Brexit and the EU 5. Brexit and the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport 6. Motor Insurance and Green Cards (Proof of Motor Insurance) 7. […]

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VAT on Freight Transport Services HMRC Guidance

Guidance Freight transport and associated services (VAT Notice 744B) How to account for VAT on services when a vehicle, ship or aircraft is provided, together with a driver or crew for the transport of goods. Published 24 December 2009 Last updated 31 December 2020 — see all updates From: HM Revenue & Customs Contents Detail 1. […]

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Road Transport (Passenger)

Coach and Bus Services There are common EU rules for access to the international market for coach and bus services. Where the carriage takes place between EU and non-EU state, the regulation applies to the part of the journey within the EU territory crossed in transit.  It is not applicable to the part of the journey […]

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Road Transport (Goods)

Authorisation There are common rules for access to the market in the international carriage of goods by road within the EU. International carriage is undertaken subject to possession of a Community licence. A Community licence may be issued by an EU state to any haulier carrying goods by road for hire or reward which is […]

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Road Transport Issues

Vehicles There is an EU directive on the dimensions and maximum weight authorised for national and international traffic. Member states may not authorise normal use on roads of goods that are outside the characteristics set in the legislation apart from standards relating to maximum height. Vehicles exceeding the maximum dimensions may only be used on […]

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Transport [Irish Senate Report]

General Brexit poses a number of challenges in the transportation sector affecting aviation, cross-border public transport and travel to and transit through the United Kingdom to the rest of the European Union. These issues also overlap to a significant level with matters pertaining to the CTA, Northern Ireland, trade and the future relationship of the […]

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Transport (UK White Paper)

Socio-economic cooperation There are many other areas where the UK and EU economies are closely linked, including transport, energy, civil judicial cooperation, intellectual property, and audit and accountancy. The particularly close integration between EU Member States in these areas reflects their membership of the Single Market, and the UK recognises that it will not be […]

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Driving UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This guidance explains the additional documents you would need, as well as your driving licence, to drive in the EU after 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) if the UK leaves with no withdrawal agreement. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Your driving licence is valid in the EU. As long as you hold a UK licence, you can […]

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Road Haulage UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice provides guidance for UK haulage companies and businesses using freight services on the implications for access to EU markets in the unlikely event that the UK leaves the EU on 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) with no agreement in place. It is important to stress that for road haulage our negotiating objective continues to […]

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Vehicle Insurance No Deal Notes

Purpose For private and commercial motoring, we are seeking a deal to ensure that UK motorists can continue to drive in the EU without additional checks and documentation after we have left. This notice sets out the actions that UK motorists may wish to consider in order to continue to drive in the EU, if […]

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Coach Services UK No Deal Notes

Purpose This notice provides guidance for UK bus and coach operators on the implications for access to EU markets in the unlikely scenario that the UK leaves the EU in March 2019 with no agreement in place. Before 29 March 2019 (may also apply to new exit date on 31 December 2020) Currently UK bus and coach operators carrying out international journeys must hold a Standard […]

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Hauliers Requirements EU UK Agreement

Part A – Requirements for road haulage operators in accordance with Article ROAD.5 of this Agreement Section 1. Admission to, and the pursuit of, the occupation of road haulage operator Article 1 – Scope This Section governs admission to, and the pursuit of, the occupation of road haulage operator and shall apply to all road […]

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Posting Drivers EU UK Agreement

Section 2. Posting of drivers Article 1 – Subject matter This Section lays down requirements for road haulage operators established in one of the Parties which, in the framework of the transport of goods, post drivers to the territory of the other Party in accordance with Article 3 of this Section. Nothing in this Section […]

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Driver’s Competence EU UK Agreememt

Section 1. Certificate of professional competence Article 1 – Scope This Section applies to the activity of driving by anyone employed or used by a road haulage operator of a Party undertaking journeys referred to in Article ROAD.4 [Transport of goods between, through and within the territories of the Parties] of this Agreement and using […]

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Driver Times Breaks EU UK Agreement

Section 2. Driving times, breaks and rest periods Article 1 – Scope 1. This Section lays down the rules on driving time, breaks and rest periods for drivers referred to in point (b) of Article ROAD 7 (1) of this Agreement undertaking journeys referred to in Article ROAD.4 [Transport of goods between, through and within […]

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