Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell told delegates at the Microlise Conference in Coventry this week she had no regrets about dealing robustly with the “various villains” she had encountered in her 17 years as a TC. Speaking at her last public engagement before she steps down and hands the senior TC role to Richard Turfitt from 1 June, Bell who became TC for the North West in 2000, said: “The British public expect their regulators to be robust. And […]
Discount retailer Poundworld, which was convicted of tachograph offences earlier this year, has been granted an interim increase in its O-licence authorisation.
There is a huge amount of ignorance among drivers over the drivers’ hours rules and tachograph regulations, says senior TC Beverley Bell.
Employers, not just their employees, will find themselves before Britain’s traffic commissioners (TCs) if drivers have not completed their periodic training by September 2014. Speaking at the RHA National Training Conference last week in Birmingham, senior TC Beverley Bell made clear her support for continuous professional development, stating “driver training is essentially about investing in your staff”. Bell set out the position of the TCs in regards to the fast-approaching deadline for those granted grandfather rights to complete their Driver […]