The decline in the number of O-licences in circulation continues, according to the latest report from the traffic commissioners. The number of licences in issue fell by 3,000 last year, from 84,072 in 2011-12 to 80,894 in 2012-13. Licence numbers have been falling since 1999-2000 when there were 110,067 in circulation, with only 2002-03 and 2007-08 bucking the trend by showing slight increases. The latest report, published last week, shows 303 O-licences were revoked in 2012-13, compared with 322 in […]
Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell has said the number of public inquiries (PIs) that result in no action being taken, at a time when the TCs are seeking ways of making better use of their limited resources, is a concern.
Industrial action by Prospect members at DVSA has been called off after the agency approached ACAS to help resolve the dispute.
The MD of Tuffnells Parcels Express has said the company takes any instances of non-compliance with the drivers’ hours rules very seriously after three of its drivers admitted falsifying tachograph records.