19 March 2020 – Relaxed restrictions on transport industry for delivery of essential goods

Intervention Categories: Social and physical distancing measures; Allowing domestic travel
Level of Jurisdiction: National

Overview: The Dutch Government has temporarily relaxed rules for the delivery of goods to essential sectors such as supermarkets, pharmacies, fuel stations, waste and garbage facilities.

The driving times for transporters have been increased to a maximum 11 hours per day, 60 hours per week, and 96 hours every two weeks.

The rules apply only to the delivery of food, agricultural, livestock, petroleum, cleaning, pharmaceutical and medicinal products (including medical devices), as well as waste and garbage.
Full details here: https://www.rijksoverheid.nl/onderwerpen/coronavirus-covid-19/nieuws/2020/03/19/van-nieuwenhuizen-versoepelt-tijdelijk-regels-voor-rij–en-rusttijden-voor-bevoorrading-supermarkten-en-apotheken