Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the drivers’ hours rules: all sectors carriage of goods by road

Temporary relaxation of the EU and GB drivers’ hours rules for drivers carrying goods by road.



These two temporary relaxations apply from 00:01 on Monday 23 March 2020 and will run until 23:59 on Tuesday 21 April 2020.

Anyone driving under the EU drivers’ hours rules or the GB drivers’ hours rules and undertaking carriage of goods by road can use the relevant relaxation where necessary. The relaxations are not limited to specific sectors or journeys.

Published 20 March 2020