Coronavirus (COVID-19): what you need to do

Stay at home

  • Only go outside for food, health reasons or work (but only if you cannot work from home)
  • If you go out, stay 2 metres (6ft) away from other people at all times
  • Wash your hands as soon as you get home

Do not meet others, even friends or family.

You can spread the virus even if you don’t have symptoms.

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  1. Vehicle owners to be granted MOT exemption in battle against coronavirus

    Temporary exemption will enable vital services to continue, frontline workers to get to work, and people to get essential food and medicine during the COVID-19 outbreak.

  2. COVID-19 essential travel guidance

    Guidance and advice to avoid non-essential travel in the UK.

  3. Foreign Secretary advises all British travellers to return to the UK now

    All British tourists and short-stay travellers currently abroad should return to the UK where commercial flight options are still available.

  4. Driving tests and MOTs for heavy vehicles suspended for up to 3 months to help tackle spread of coronavirus

    Driving tests are suspended for up to 3 months except for critical workers, and MOTs for lorries, buses and trailers are also suspended for up to 3 months.

  5. COVID-19: guidance for staff in the transport sector

    Guidance on COVID-19, including general precautions for staff and guidance on the assessment and management of arrivals into the UK.

  6. Apply for or renew a Blue Badge

    Check if you're eligible for a Blue Badge and apply or renew

  7. New government partnership with airlines to fly back more tourists stranded abroad

    The Foreign & Commonwealth Office announces a new government partnership with airlines to fly back more tourists stranded abroad due to the coronavirus pandemic.

  8. Department for Transport

    The home of Department for Transport on GOV.UK.

  9. Government ensures ticket refunds and protects services for passengers with rail emergency measures

    We're supporting train operators to make sure our railways stay open for key workers during the coronavirus outbreak.

  10. Foreign Secretary's statement on coronavirus (COVID-19): 30 March 2020

    Foreign Secretary Dominic Raab gave the 30 March 2020 daily press briefing on the government's response to the COVID-19 pandemic.

  11. Coronavirus (COVID-19): recreational general aviation

    Guidance on recreational general aviation (GA) flying during the coronavirus outbreak.

  12. Vehicle insurance

    Rules on what motor insurance you need, what to do if you're in an accident, insurance for driving abroad, penalties for uninsured vehicles and drivers.

  13. Rail emergency measures during the COVID-19 pandemic

    We're supporting train operators to make sure our railways stay open for key workers during the coronavirus outbreak.

  14. Financial help if you're disabled

    Financial help if you're disabled - benefits, housing costs, council tax, vehicle tax exemption, TV Licence, motability schemes, VAT relief

  15. Coronavirus (COVID-19): UK transport and travel advice

    Using public transport during the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak.

  16. Travel disruption and work

    Travel disruption and work - employee rights, employer rights, paid and unpaid holiday entitlement, winter weather

  17. Coronavirus (COVID-19): drivers’ hours relaxations

    Guidance on the relaxation of drivers’ hours rules, in the context of coronavirus (COVID-19).

  18. 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.

  19. Coronavirus: Driver CPC requirement temporary changes

    Temporary changes to allow bus and lorry drivers who cannot complete compulsory Driver CPC training to continue to drive.

  20. Government to suspend competition law to support Isle of Wight ferry routes

    Competition law to be temporarily suspended to allow ferry operators to maintain a crucial lifeline between the island and the mainland.