Consultation outcome

Commitments from the DfT red tape challenge and logistic growth review

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Summary of responses to informal targeted consultation

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Detail of outcome

Summarises the consultation responses, and sets out the government’s decisions in relation to the Red Tape Challenge and logistic growth review commitments. In particular, it has been decided to extend the minimum interval between digital tachograph downloads from 56 to 90 days.

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Summary

Implementing commitments related to drivers’ hours, tachograph data, changing statute book regulations and supporting green technologies.

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Consultation description

We are seeking views on the implementation of three deregulatory commitments in the ‘Red tape challenge road transportation regulations and actions consultation response’, about:

(a) taking up the final exemption allowed in the EU drivers’ hours rules for vehicles carrying cash/valuables
(b) adopting the European timescales for downloading digital data from a tachograph
(c) removing 3 regulations from the statute book

In addition, this consultation is seeking views on the commitment in the ‘Logistics growth review’ to explore opportunities to support green technologies through the operator licensing regime.

Documents

Red tape challenge and logistics growth review consultation document

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Published 12 December 2012
Last updated 29 January 2014 + show all updates
  1. Summary of responses to Department for Transport red tape challenge and logistics growth review commitments added.
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