Refurbishment of Bridges on M4

Refurbishment of the bridges at M4 Junction 10

Refurbishment of the bridges at M4 Junction 10 As you will be aware, works have already begun on the bridges at M4 Junction 10. The refurbishment is necessary as the A329 link roads to/from the M4, have been corroded by de-icing salts. Highways England have therefore said that the bridges require repair to ensure the …

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HGV Speed Limit Changes

Reminder, HGV speed limit changes in England and Wales

Reminder, HGV speed limit changes in England and Wales From 6 April 2015, the speed limit for HGVs travelling on single and dual carriageways in England and Wales will be increased. Following consultation and announcements made last year, the national speed limits for HGVs over 7.5 tonnes, travelling on a single carriageway will increase from …

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Weekly rest period clarification for drivers

Weekly rest period clarification for drivers

A very recent statement by the Advocate General of the European Court of Justice has advised that a ‘normal’ 45-hour weekend break cannot count as ‘rest’ for tachograph and EU drivers’ hour’s regulations purposes if it has been taken in the vehicle, even if the cab has a bed. However, the 24-hour reduced rest periods which can be …

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