DVSA Statistics Show Drop in Drivers Hours Infringements

At the end of March this year the DVSA produced a report, one of the findings was around drivers’ hours checked at the roadside.  Over 67,000 HGV and Light Goods vehicles were stopped at the roadside and there has been a 35.7% reduction in HGV and Light Goods drivers’ hours infringements in the UK in… Continue reading DVSA Statistics Show Drop in Drivers Hours Infringements

Driving Hours: Forthcoming Changes to Fines for Commercial Drivers

There are some driver hours rule changes that we wanted to highlight to all of our Southampton and Portsmouth based HGV drivers. These changes mean lorry, bus and coach drivers who drive in excess of their allowed hours will be fined for every time they’ve done it in the last 28 days. If you drive… Continue reading Driving Hours: Forthcoming Changes to Fines for Commercial Drivers

Driving Hours: The Facts

Up to 46.3% of punishable HGV offences result from “drivers hours.” Arguably, transport managers and traffic problems play a major part in some of these prosecutions, but it is your role to observe your HGV hours to the letter without violating any rules set by the government. What are the rules that govern your conduct… Continue reading Driving Hours: The Facts