Road transport trade associations the FTA and RHA have welcomed the appointment of Beverley Bell as Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC). Bell, who has been acting STC since Philip Brown’s retirement last October, takes on her new role for at least the next four years. She will also continue as TC for the North West of England. Jack Semple, RHA policy director, says: “We welcome the appointment of Beverley Bell as STC, she knows the transport industry well and as acting […]
As many as a third of operators in Northern Ireland who should have a restricted operator’s licence don’t have one, the DVA has revealed.
The FTA has poured cold water on suggestions that operators could perform annual roadworthiness tests on their own vehicles.
Scottish hauliers are up in arms about the “horrendous” extra costs they face because of the HGV ban on the Forth Road Bridge, which has been extended until the end of February.