COVID-19: Temporary relaxation of the EU drivers’ hours rules

The temporary relaxation of the EU drivers’ hours rules for drivers making essential deliveries to consumers’ homes from 00:01 on Friday 20 March 2020 until 23:59 on Friday 3 April 2020.

This applies to drivers in England, Scotland and Wales involved in the delivery of food, non-food (personal care and household paper and cleaning), over the counter pharmaceuticals and other medical supplies when undertaking the following journeys:

  • manufacturer to consumer’s home
  • stores / distribution centre to consumer’s home
  • supplier to consumer’s home
  • fulfillment centre to consumer’s home
  • retailer to consumer’s home

Source:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/temporary-relaxation-of-the-enforcement-of-the-drivers-hours-rules-delivery-of-essential-items-to-consumers?utm_source=8cd91a4b-8389-47b4-bafc-afe47eeb739e&utm_medium=email&utm_campaign=govuk-notifications&utm_content=daily

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