Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) Richard Turfitt (pictured) has reminded company Directors that the ultimate responsibility for an O-Licence remains with them, and that they should undertake regular audits of compliance, remain up to date on legislation and action any shortcomings discovered.
Speaking at the Confederation of Passenger Transport’s National Coach Conference last week, Mr Turfitt adds that it is incumbent on Directors to ensure that Transport Managers (TMs) are exercising continuous and effective control.
“I still see examples of TMs who have lost sight of what they should be delivering,” he continues. “But TMs should also expect things . . .