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DfT temporary relaxation on drivers hours' for delivery of food and essential items to retailers

18 Dec 2020

Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the EU drivers’ hours rules: delivery of food and essential items to retailers

 

In response to pressures on local and national supply chains, the Department for Transport has, pursuant to Article 14(2) of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006, introduced a temporary and limited urgent relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales.

These temporary relaxations apply from 12:01am on 10 December 2020 until 11:59pm on 30 December 2020, subject to review.

 

Further information:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/temporary-relaxation-of-the-enforcement-of-the-drivers-hours-rules-all-sectors-carriage-of-goods-by-road?utm_source=a04dd2a6-3044-41fe-9cd5-5d06ca85f8c7&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=immediate