The Department for Transport (DfT) has published 6 technical notice documents. Setting out the plans it will put in place in the unlikely situation the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
Lorry, bus and coach drivers and operators should read the technical notices for:
These documents include information about the potential impact of a ‘no deal’ on the haulage and passenger transport industries.
Included in measures recommended by the Government are that hauliers may want to take steps to prepare for future permitting and trailer registration requirements, and that drivers should ensure they have the right documentation.
Hauliers can find out more about preparing for a ‘no deal’ by reading the guidance on international road haulage: vehicle operator licences and permits.
The Government remains confident of a deep and special partnership with the EU following exit and a mutually advantageous deal with the EU continues to be the most likely outcome.