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April

Tuesday, April 17, 2018

HGV Operations and Enforcement of Drivers Hours Rules During the Current Animal Fodder Crisis – update 17 April 2018

The Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport and the Road Safety Authority has agreed to a request from the Department of Agriculture, Food the Marine to continue implementing a pragmatic enforcement approach when reviewing drivers hours compliance applying to animal fodder transport until 30th April 2018. This approach will also be applied to drivers involved in the haulage of animal feed. For the purposes of transport of fodder and animal feed, the daily driving time limit must not exceed 11 hours (the current rule specifies 9 hours daily driving which may be extended to 10 hours but no more than twice a week).

Friday, April 06, 2018

HGV OPERATIONS AND ENFORCEMENT OF DRIVERS HOURS RULES DURING THE CURRENT ANIMAL FODDER CRISIS

There has been on-going liaison over the past few days between the Department of Transport, Tourism and Sport, the Department of Agriculture, Food and the Marine and the Road Safety Authority about HGV transport operations associated with the delivery of animal fodder during the current fodder crisis.

Thursday, April 05, 2018

Road Safety Alert – Yellow Weather Warnings for Heavy Rain

The Road Safety Authority (RSA), is asking road users to exercise caution while using the roads tonight and for much of Friday, as Met Éireann have issued yellow weather warnings for heavy rain.

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