Data released by the Traffic Commissioners shows that the time taken for the processing of PSV O-Licence applications increased significantly in 2018.
In the 12 months to December, the average time taken to process an application that did not require a Public Inquiry (PI) was 71.81 working days, compared to 50.40 working days for the same period in 2017 – an rise of 42.5%.
For those applications that did require a PI, the average time taken for processing was 144.21 working days, compared to 128.21 working days in 2017 – an increase of 12.5%.
The times taken to process goods applications grew by 9.4% where no PI was required, and 32.7% where one was.
View the data at bit.ly/2H4slUO