Thursday, June 30, 2022

Drivers’ hours and tachograph offences bring O-Licence revocation

The offences have resulted in the revocation of the two-vehicle restricted O-Licence held by Cumnock-based A1 Lux A series of drivers’ hours and tachograph offences,...

Revocation for failure to meet main occupation rule upheld on appeal

Glasgow-based Mohammad Hussain Mansha, trading as Taxi 8, has lost his appeal to the Upper Tribunal against the refusal by Traffic Commissioner (TC) Claire...
Bus Open Data Service (BODS) scope for home to school services

BODS team advises on home-to-school scope and support

The Department for Transport (DfT), through its Bus Open Data Service (BODS) team, has summed up the scope of how BODS applies to home-to-school...
COVID-19 Vaccine

COVID-19: Dealing with an outbreak at work

Croner-i advises on the practicalities of investigating and managing an outbreak of COVID-19 in the workplace. As the UK continues to recover from the COVID-19...
Licence revoked after no TM and no grace period application made

Revocation after lack of TM and no grace period is upheld

The revocation of the O-Licence held by St Joseph’s Executive Travels Gatwick Ltd by Traffic Commissioner (TC) Sarah Bell, for operating without a Transport...
TM disqualification decision upheld by Upper Tribunal

TC Denton’s disqualification of ‘semi-detached’ TM is upheld

The disqualification of Baljit Singh Atwal, who worked for 14 days as the Transport Manager (TM) of Birmingham-based Assist VIP Travel Ltd, by Traffic...
Croner-i Furlough extended

Furlough scheme changes: With effect from 1 May

There are some important changes to the Job Retention furlough Scheme (JRS) with effect from 1 May. Croner-i explores the scheme changes and what...

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...

Keeping the wheels turning: The need for regular propshaft checks

Mounted on the underside of the vehicle, propshafts on diesel-powered buses transmit the rotational torque from the engine via the transmission to the drive...