Hauliers warned of New Year changes to goods movement

20 December 2021

HM Revenue & Customs (HMRC) has reminded transport operators that, from 1 January 2022, they should check if they need to report for an inspection when arriving at the Port of Dover, Eurotunnel or Holyhead.

Extension to cabotage rights is proposed

18 October 2021

To alleviate pressures with the supply chain due to lorry driver shortages, the Government is proposing to implement a temporary legislative extension of road haulage cabotage.

New international haulage rules – from 2022

3 September 2021

The Government has now issued advice on preparing for the new rules on transporting goods to or through Europe using cars and trailers, vans and heavy goods vehicles (HGVs).

Registering haulage journeys in the EU - from 2022

3 September 2021

The Government has issued guidance to operators on the types of journeys they will need to register online if they transport goods within the European Economic Area (EEA), using a car and trailer, van or heavy goods vehicle (HGV) next year.

Kent Access Permit (KAP) no longer required

20 April 2021

Hauliers have been advised by the Department for Transport (DfT) that, with effect from 20 April, they no longer need a Kent Access Permit (KAP) if they are driving a heavy goods vehicle (HGV) to the EU from the Port of Dover or the Eurotunnel.

Applications open for short-term ECMT permits

16 February 2021

The Trade and Cooperation Agreement (TCA) between the UK and EU allows for a UK haulier to undertake unlimited bilateral (point-to-point) journeys to and from the EU and unlimited transit journeys through the Union to a non-EU country (though a permit may be required for the final destination).