After UK Prime Minister Boris Johnson made it clear that he was anxious to see an end to Covid restrictions as quickly as possible (see Covid restrictions will end in England on 24 February), Scotland’s First Minister has said that some will remain in place for another month.
With more border requirements, for cargo movements from Europe to the UK, introduced on 1 January 2022, P&O Ferries has introduced a new digital “Travel Wallet” to help hauliers navigate the pre-journey process and make it as simple as possible for all drivers checking-in at their ports.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has reminded operators that new EU rules introduced on 2 February mean information on some loaded goods journeys in and between European Member States now need to be registered on a new European Commission portal before the driver sets off.
We reported recently on a report from the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) examining the problems caused for businesses trading with the EU that have arisen since Brexit (see Leading MPs’ Committee reports on the downsides of Brexit).
The Department for Transport (DfT) has issued a notice of a temporary exemption concerning the transportation of UN 2672 ammonia solution in certain containers (ADR M345), which is valid until 31 January 2027.