Saturday, September 25, 2021

Past history defeats New City Taxis’ new O-Licence bid

TC Gerallt Evans had ‘no confidence’ that New City Taxis' management would be compliant with the licensing regulations Preston-based New City Taxis’ (NCT’s) bid for...

IR35 and the transport sector: New self-employment rules

Croner-i considers the implications of new IR35 rules for companies using self-employed or agency staff in the transport industry From 6 April 2021 new rules...
DVSA overhauls PSV112 and ER112 forms

DVSA overhauls PSV112 and ER112 incident report procedure

DVSA has overhauled the system that coach and bus operators must use to report serious incidents involving one of their vehicles through new online...
Stagecoach seeks Manchester bus franchising Judicial Review

Judicial Review of Manchester franchising consultation sought

Stagecoach has submitted a court application for a Judicial Review of Greater Manchester Combined Authority’s (GMCA) second consultation on bus franchising in the region....
Carmel Coaches Devon

Michael Hazell appeal against disqualification allowed by Upper Tribunal

An appeal by Michael Hazell has been allowed as the disqualification went ‘beyond the strict statutory wording’  Michael Hazell’s appeal against his disqualification from being “a director, shareholder, consultant, manager or employee of any...

Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness: New law on tyres

Familiar to operators, transport managers and mechanics alike, DVSA’s Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness is stated as guidance rather than a legal requirement but is...
Traffic Commissioners Victoria Davies and Claire GIlmore interview

Traffic Commissioners: ‘We are more relevant than ever’

Throughout the COVID-19 pandemic, the Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have quietly been busy in the background. Their most visible work has been an advice document...

Interbus: Cross-border coach and bus services after Brexit

When the Brexit transitional period came to an end on 31 December 2020 the right of access to the European Union (EU) previously enjoyed...

Thandi Coaches (Red) challenges revocation

West Bromwich operator challenges 32-vehicle O-Licence revocation and 12-month TM disqualification West Bromwich-based Thandi Coaches (Red) is appealing against the revocation of its 32 vehicle...

Revocation after ‘violent losses of control’

Chesterfield-based Scott Hancock has O-Licence revoked and two-year disqualification after criminal convictions following ‘violent losses of control’ Criminal convictions resulting from ‘violent losses of control’...

Gas price hike results in temporary surcharge on Yara AdBlue products

President of Yara Industrial Solutions Jorge Noval has today announced that sales of its ammonia (NH3), urea and nitric acid products, used in the...