Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell has welcomed the DfT pledge to make greater use of the Compliance Forum in influencing Vosa enforcement policy. Regarding the Work of the Vehicle Operating Standards Agency report and last week’s government response, she said: “TCs will consider carefully the government’s response to the Transport Select Committee report but we are pleased to note that the Compliance Forum is recognised as a means by which the senior TC, along with other stakeholders, can influence […]
Proposals to grant business groups the power to challenge unfair payment terms on behalf of their members are being considered by the government.
There’s a funding issue to be addressed in 2013 according to the transport commissioners’ annual reports, but operators aren’t expected to foot the bill. Roger Brown reports. Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell said her top priority during the coming year will be to hold talks with Vosa chiefs to ensure TCs continue to be properly resourced and financed. In the Traffic Commissioners’ Annual Reports for 2011-12, Bell explained that as their work is paid for by operators who have […]
Roads minister Stephen Hammond has praised Skills for Logistic’s (SfL) “innovative” new initiative to recruit armed forces personnel into the road transport sector. Speaking at the official launch of the Military Transitions to Logistics programme at London’s Imperial War Museum earlier this month, the minister added: “I’m delighted to be a part of it and wish it a huge success.” Hammond urged others within road transport to get involved with an initiative that hopes to entice 1,000 ex-services personnel into […]