Consultation outcome

DfT red tape challenge and logistics growth review commitments

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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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.

Original consultation

This consultation ran from to


Seeking views on the implementation of 3 'Red tape challenge' road transport commitments and 1 commitment in the 'Logistic growth review'.


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.