COVID-19 status updates: UNITED KINGDOM

Apr 07 | 2020

Department for Transport: Coronavirus update on changes to road transport rules

  • The EU has made temporary changes to the road transport rules that apply to operators and drivers of heavy goods and public service vehicles, to mitigate the impact of COVID-19 on the road transport sector.


Guernsey issues COVID-19 guidance for removals companies in Guernsey, issued by the Bailiwick of Guernsey on 28 April, 2020

  • Operational guidance for removals companies wishing to return to work on the islands.

COVID-19 status for the UK - 29 April, 2020

  • Suspension of London Lorry Control Scheme


COVID-19 weekly update from Backhouse Jones Solicitors on 24 April, 2020
  • Vehicle testing
  • LOLER maintenance
  • Driver Licensing
  • Remote Auditing
  • Drivers' hours
COVID-19 status for the UK by the UK Traffic Commissioners on 20 April, 2020
  • Acceptance of remote compliance audits

COVID-19 status for the UK supplied by The Department for Transport on 17 April, 2020

  • D4 medical suspension
  • Driver' hours
  • Motorway services

COVID-19 status for the UK supplied by The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency on 8 April, 2020
  • Suspension of periodic tachograph calibrations and inspections
  • New requirements for entering France

COVID-19 status for the UK supplied by The Office of the Traffic Commissioner on 7 April, 2020
  • Updated advice for operators during the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

COVID-19 status for the UK supplied by Gerson Relocation on 2 April, 2020
  • Update relating to the status of International HHG Moving in the UK.