Driver CPC Card – UPDATE: 30TH MARCH 2020

Extension of Driver CPC card expiry dates: RSA Statement: Due to the restrictions imposed by the Covid-19 crisis, professional bus and truck drivers may encounter some difficulty in undertaking their annual CPC training at the current time. In order to ensure a continuous flow of goods within the EU, drivers with valid Irish Driver CPC

ADR – UPDATE 30TH MARCH 2020

Please note the following regarding ADR driver training certificates and safety advisor certificates Ireland has co-signed Multilateral Agreement (MLA), M324 Corona-Virus – impact on dangerous goods trainings and examination (see http://www.unece.org/trans/danger/multi/multi.html  for list of MLAs). The MLA covers ADR driver training certificates and safety adviser certificates that are due to expire between 1 March 2020

SANITARY FACILITIES

The HSE and Department of Transport Tourism and Sport have published guidance on the The importance of access to sanitary facilities for transport workers. https://lnkd.in/gEdimge It is  very important to protect the health of supply chain workers in maintaining the flow of essential goods into and out of Ireland. At this time access to facilities

REVENUE UPDATED

eCustoms Notification (3 April 2020) covering, ‘Import of goods to combat the effects of COVID-19 by Revenue approved organisations or importers acting on their behalf.’ There is also a Revenue webpage, ‘COVID-19 information and advice for taxpayers and agents.’ This link is to the, ‘Customs, Vehicle Registration Tax (VRT) and Excise’ section. The EU has

FTAI URGES FERRY COMPANIES TO PRIORITISE SAFETY OF DRIVERS

To help protect commercial drivers during the COVID-19 pandemic, FTA Ireland (FTAI) is urging cargo-carrying ferry companies to restrict cabins to one-person occupation, close all bars and restaurants on board and provide a room service for drivers to include meals and drinks. Aidan Flynn, General Manager of FTAI comments: “FTAI is urging ferry companies to

FTAI RESPONSE TO GOVERNMENT COVID-19 ESCALATION

In response to the government’s escalation of its reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, FTA Ireland (FTAI) is reassuring the public that the nation’s supply chain is resilient and there is no need to stockpile items. Aidan Flynn, General Manager of FTAI comments: “As the business organisation representing Ireland’s logistics sector, FTAI wants to reassure the