Operators who plan overseas journeys must be familiar with many rules and practices that may differ from those applicable in Great Britain.

Agreements and international treaties made under UN auspices are between sovereign countries and are entirely unaffected by the UK’s relationship with the EU.

This topic provides general information on the additional requirements for operating goods vehicles outside the UK. It must be read in conjunction with the topics Trading with the EU, Permits and Carnets for International Road Haulage and the relevant country pages.

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