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TEMPORARY RELAXATION OF THE ENFORCEMENT OF DRIVERS HOURS AND WORKING TIME RULES: DELIVERY OF LPG

19/12/2019

The Department for Transport has, pursuant to Article 14(2) of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006,  agreed to a temporary and limited relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers' hours and sector specific working time rules for drivers for the drivers of vehicles transporting liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) undertaking ‘trunk' deliveries in England and Wales, due to the shortage of LPG at strategically important refineries in England.

This temporary relaxation applies from 00:01 on Friday 20 December 2019 and will run until 23:59 on Monday 6 January 2020 and will apply only to those drivers involved in the delivery of LPG within England and Wales.

191219 Notification of relaxation of drivers' hours - LPG - FINAL (003)

 

 

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