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This letter has been produced by the Department for Transport and the Health and Safety Executive (HSE), to reassure drivers, and to remind businesses of their obligations under the Workplace (Health, Safety and Welfare) Regulations 1992, to provide suitable toilet and hand washing facilities to drivers visiting their premises.

Department for Transport, Health and Safety Executive

Access to Hygiene Facilities for Drivers

Download a free STAY SAFE Covid-19 guidance poster for your drivers. There are three posters available HGV, PSV and Van drivers.

Logistics UK

Bus driver poster: Stay safe during COVID-19 pandemic

Find out if you’re eligible and how much you can claim to cover wages for employees on temporary leave ('furlough') due to coronavirus (COVID-19).


Claim Employees’ Wages Through the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme

HSE advice for drivers whose certificate of medical fitness expires after 16th March 2020

Health and Safety Executive

Commercial Drivers’ Medical Fitness and Assessment During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

What is the situation with car warranties during the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic? We've put together a list of what the car manufacturers are telling us about car warranties during the crisis.


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Car warranty advice

This document provides advice on the relaxation of drivers’ hours rules, in the context of the COVID-19 outbreak. This document should be considered in conjunction with the extensive existing guidance provided on drivers’ hours.


Coronavirus (COVID-19): Guidance on Drivers’ Hours Relaxations

Advice for fleets on adapting and dealing with coronavirus.

Fleet News

Coronavirus Advice for Fleets

Coronavirus/COVID-19-related tools and documents

Fleet Forum

COVID-19 Advice from Fleet Forum

News on how companies are adapting to the coronavirus crisis.

Fleet News

COVID-19 Advice from Fleet News

Logistics UK is focused on supporting the industry at this critical time. As well as our ongoing discussions with government about the response, we have also built this COVID-19 resource hub.

Logistics UK

COVID-19 Advice from Logistics UK

COVID-19 News and updates

Road Haulage Association

COVID-19 Advice from RHA

The BVRLA publishes regular updates containing the latest advice to support members as new information and guidance emerges in relation to Covid-19.


COVID-19 Business Advice

Driving for Better Business, and strategic partner FleetCheck, have collaborated on a series of short videos to help fleet operators and business owners navigate these new challenges.

Driving for Better Business

COVID-19 Transport Toolkit

Know the key signs of driver stress to look out for. Understand the effects of driver stress on crash involvement. Gain practical advice on supporting drivers at this challenging time.


COVID-19: A Fleet Managers Guide

International and domestic freight transport (including by air, ship, road and rail, including roll-on/roll-off transports) is classified by UK government as an essential activity in the context of its travel advice. Check the latest travel advice and information.

Department for Transport, Foreign and Commonwealth Office

COVID-19: Advice for the Freight Transport Industry

The impact of COVID-19 on UK businesses will take a while to be fully realised. Our new Fleet Safety Guide distils the key issues and provides advice from our experts on how to deal with them effectively as the lockdown continues to ease.

IAM RoadSmart

COVID-19: Driving business back to work – safely and profitably

Questions and answers from our COVID-19 webinar with Fleet News

Driving for Better Business


Normally an application to renew a lorry or bus licence at age 45 or over must include a medical examination report (D4) which is signed by a doctor. However, NHS doctors cannot carry out these examinations.


D4 Medical Suspension – Renewing HGV/PSV licenses during Coronavirus pandemic

When there is a diesel spillage on the SRN it has a financial, social, environmental and economic impact. The repercussions affect those directly involved, other drivers and the UK economy.

Highways England

Diesel Spillage: Best practice guide

Dutyholders at sites where loading or unloading happens must take reasonable steps to protect the health and safety of drivers delivering and collecting.

Health and Safety Executive

Drivers’ Welfare at Delivery and Collection Sites During the Coronavirus (COVID-19) Pandemic

Drivetech has created a new online course available free to any business operator where ‘other than normal business drivers’ are being called into essential action.


Essential driver training guide to help during the COVID-19 pandemic

What employers can do to prepare their professional drivers for a safe return to work after lockdown.

Fresh Air Alertness Management

Fatigue: Returning to work safely after lockdown

This guidance is intended to clarify the requirements that apply on vehicle and parts collections, delivery and distribution, storage and technical services.


Guidance for vehicle collection, delivery, distribution, storage and technical services

COVID-19 has wrought many changes to how we run our businesses, not least of which is the massive potential increase in grey fleet caused by working from home.

Driving for Better Business

Is your grey fleet about to explode?

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