Large Goods Vehicles

(asked on 26th November 2020) - View Source

Question to the Department for Transport:

To ask Her Majesty's Government whether they are preparing their guidance Transporting goods between Great Britain and the EU from 1 January 2021: guidance for hauliers and commercial drivers, published on 18 November, in languages other than English; and if so, (1) in which languages it will be available, and (2) whether the translations will be available before 1 January 2021.

Answered by
Baroness Vere of Norbiton Portrait
Baroness Vere of Norbiton
Parliamentary Secretary (HM Treasury)
This question was answered on 7th December 2020

The haulier handbook is only one part of the wider package the Government has put in place to help and guide hauliers, which also includes the roll out of 45 Information and Advice Sites and a multimillion pound information campaign, running across the UK and Europe.

The haulier handbook will be available in 14 languages and officials have already published translations in Welsh, Polish and Romanian on GOV.UK.

A full list of languages is below:

  • English
  • Welsh
  • Polish
  • Romanian
  • Czech
  • French
  • German
  • Russian
  • Spanish
  • Bulgarian
  • Dutch
  • Hungarian
  • Lithuanian
  • Turkish

All translations are planned to available online from week commencing Monday 30 November 2020.

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