Whatever their personal opinion of the traffic commissioners (TCs), most operators would agree they collectively perform a vital role in keeping the public and industry safe from rogue operators. But one commissioner in particular, Beverley Bell, was among the first to attempt to change the way the TCs are portrayed, and as she prepares to step down from her role and hand over to East of England TC Richard Turfitt, has helped shape the way the transport industry is regulated. […]
The ways in which scientific developments will change the future of road transport will be examined at the Microlise Transport Conference, with a speech from one of the UK government’s senior policy makers.
The DfT was hit with the biggest government departmental cut in the Spending Review today.