Guidance: Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the driversí hours rules: delivery of essential items to consumers

Department For Transport

March 19
16:01 2020


Temporary relaxation of EU drivers hours 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 consumers home
  • stores / distribution centre to consumers home
  • supplier to consumers home
  • fulfillment centre to consumers home
  • retailer to consumers home
Published 19 March 2020

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