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European Commission publish new No Deal Brexit contingency plan for road transport

With Brexit negotiations drawing to an apparent end, what impact will a No Deal exit from the European Union have on the various EU regulations and directives that govern the road transport industry?  Will EU Drivers’ Hours still apply? How will this affect competition in Europe? Will the UK fall under the European Agreement Concerning the Work of Crews of Vehicles Engaged in International Road Transport (AETR) rules which govern some non-EU countries?

Dangerous driver's application denied

Scotland’s traffic commissioner (TC) has refused an application to double a haulier’s vehicle authorisation after hearing evidence of how one of its vehicle’s wheels became detached and struck a BMW.

Skip firm pays price of waste con

A skip hire company owner who was conned by a rogue waste haulier has been hit with a £25,000 bill after his rubbish was fly-tipped at four sites in Essex. Robert Walker, of Bob’s Skips in Basildon, failed to check the legitimacy of a haulier who cold called his premises looking for a backload.

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