Former RHA chief executive Geoff Dunning has said he does not expect to see “wholesale changes” to the way the traffic commissioners (TCs) operate after being appointed as a special advisor to a government review into their role. The TCs triennial review, something all non-departmental government agencies are subject to every three years, has been launched by the DfT and will run until next year. The DfT said the review will look at what the TCs do and how the […]
Jesse Norman MP has taken on the role of secretary of state for roads, local transport and devolution at the DfT.
There are still 400 longer semi-trailer allocations available, the DfT has said, and operators only have four weeks to apply for them.
The long-standing row over the independence of the traffic commissioners (TCs) from Vosa has been laid to rest with the publication this week of a framework document. The document clearly sets out the roles of the TC, the Department for Transport (DfT) and its agencies. It has been signed by senior TC Beverley Bell and transport minister Mike Penning. The independence row was sparked following a letter from the DfT in late 2010 to the then senior TC Philip Brown, […]