Thursday, January 21, 2021

Croner-i webinar: The new Job Support Scheme, 8 October

This 30 minute live webinar will give you insight into some of the HR issues currently affecting the transport industry, including: implications of the...
Bridge strike penalties for drivers announced

Tough bridge strike penalties for drivers detailed by Senior TC

Drivers who are careless or negligent in causing their vehicle to strike a bridge will face a call to a Driver Conduct Hearing and...

Prohibition clearance procedure changes announced by DVSA

Changes will be made to the clearance method for some vehicle roadworthiness prohibition notices from 28 September, DVSA has announced. The new approach will...

Bridge strike prevention: Put systems in place, TCs urge

The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have reminded operators to take action aimed at the prevention of bridge strike incidents and that they expect systems to...

Three-year ban after cannabis driver to be reconsidered

It was ‘unfair’ that the operator was not warned about the TC’s consideration to disqualify O-Licence, hears Tribunal The three-year disqualification from holding or obtaining...

Second PI brings five-year ban for AWL Minicoaches

Disqualification for ‘dishonest’ operator who deliberately failed to keep his vehicles in a fit and serviceable condition Alan Laughlin, trading as AWL Minicoaches, was disqualified...

Video link Public Inquiry option for quarantined attendees, says OTC

Traffic Commissioners (TCs) will consider the use of a video link for Public Inquiry (PI) attendees who have recently arrived in the UK from...

Provisional PSV O-Licence closer after consultation response

The introduction of a provisional PSV O-Licence has come closer after a positive response to a Department for Transport (DfT) consultation. The latter document...

Virtual Public Inquiry is ‘no alternative’ to in-person hearing, say TCs

Potential for further Public Inquiry (PI) hearings to be undertaken via virtual means “is limited in scope,” the Traffic Commissioners (TCs) say in their...

Croner-i advises on financial standing during COVID-19

It’s hard enough maintaining a PSV O-Licence efficiently in a market governed by strict rules and legislation, yet operators have so much more to...

New jobs at Wrightbus support government’s 4,000 ZE vehicle pledge

Wrightbus has announced it will be creating over 40 new positions at its headquarters in Ballymena, Northern Ireland, in preparation for an increase in...