There is a huge amount of ignorance among drivers over the drivers’ hours rules and tachograph regulations, says senior TC Beverley Bell. At a debate organised by recruitment agency Search Consultancy last month, she told operators that most of the drivers she encounters do not understand the rules. “You’re not very good at training your drivers on drivers’ hours,” said Bell. “You have a duty of care to make sure your drivers know the rules.” Bell admitted she was aware […]
As 2014 draws to a close, MT.co.uk looks back at the stories you wanted to read. There were shocks, surprises and startling revalations galore in the road transport industry, but what were the ten stories that attracted the most attention? Here’s a clue: Seafield, Stobart and shortages dominated…
1) Beverly Bell Title: Senior Traffic Commissioner Respected by the compliant and disrespected by the non-compliant in equal measure, Bell wields the ultimate power in the industry, deciding whether you have a business or not.
A reliance on agency staff and hire vehicles at CS Ellis to meet an increase in work dented the operator’s annual profit, newly published accounts show.