The Office of the Traffic Commissioner has issued a reminder to vehicle operators about the new financial standing levels that will apply from next month. On 1 January, minimum financial standing limits for standard national and international operating licences rise from £7,200 to £7,400 for the first vehicle and from £4,000 to £4,100 for each additional vehicle authorised. The limits for restricted licences remain unchanged at £3,100 for the first vehicle and £1,700 for each additional one. The increase […]
While it didn’t start so, the UK’s divisive EU referendum vote dominated the middle of the year onwards and much like the general public, appeared to split Motortransport.co.uk readers. For some it represented the chance to escape the red-tape generated by Brussels, ditch measures such as Driver CPC and stop a race to the bottom, while making the UK great again. For others, it threatened the return of customs clearance and UK land borders, a labour shortage and an economic […]
Nuclear waste management firm Sellafield has escaped action at a public inquiry (PI) after it failed to disclose fines totalling £700,000 to the traffic commissioner (TC).
Traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell stepped down because she felt the TCs did not receive sufficient support from the government.