Temporary relaxation of haulage rules for car transporters

During peak registration periods, haulage restrictions will be temporary relaxed twice a year for EU-operated heavy goods vehicles carrying cars or vans.

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[Withdrawn] Car transporting in Great Britain: general guidance for operators on the peak period exemption from EU cabotage rules

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This document features guidance for operators on exemptions from the EU rules on the use of EU-operated heavy goods car transporters. Restrictions are to be temporarily relaxed during peak periods to ensure car dealers and manufacturers across Great Britain can meet customer demand.

Published 12 August 2013