Europe

News about new EU regulations or facts happened outside the UK

2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship Le Mans Preview

The 2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship heads to France for round 4 of this season’s Championship this coming weekend 25th-26th September 2021.

2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship Zolder Preview

The 2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship heads to Circuit Zolder for round 3 of this season’s Championship this coming weekend 11th -12th September 2021.

2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship MOST Preview

The 2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship makes its way to the Czech Republic and the Most Circuit this coming weekend 27th -29th August 2021.

2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship NURBURGRING Preview

The 2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship holds two rounds of the Championship this coming weekend at the Nurburgring 16th -18th July 2021.

UK hauliers mulling a move to EU to beat driver shortage

A survey has revealed that 56% of the UK's hauliers are looking at moving to the EU to combat driver shortages and admin issues.

Move to kickstart European electric truck charging network

A bid to kickstart an electric truck charging network around Europe has been unveiled by three lorry manufacturers.

Call for seasonal visas to tackle driver shortage

A call for seasonal visas and driver training funding to tackle a shortage of drivers has been made by Logistics UK.

2021 European Truck Racing Championships – Round 1 Hungaroring

The 2021 FIA European Truck Racing Championship commences its season with the opening rounds being held at the Hungaroring circuit this weekend.

Big fines and calls for HGV drivers to be “Covid test-ready”

HGV drivers in Kent have been fined more than £32,000 since 1st January 2021.

France to reopen borders with UK for HGV drivers

France has reopened its borders with the UK to truck drivers who test negative to Covid-19.

Ban on freight lorries to France – expect serious disruption

The ban, which came into effect at 11pm on Sunday 20th December, is expected to have a ‘devastating effect’ on the supply of food and other goods to Britain.

UK road haulage companies sign open letter to Brexit negotiators

A total of 33 road haulage associations from around Europe have signed an open letter calling on all parties to agree on a Brexit deal. Among them are the Road Haulage Association and Logistics UK.