5) Beverley Bell, Senior Traffic Commissioner Bell has continued to champion the independence of the TCs and has rarely stayed out of the headlines. Make no bones about it, Bell knows her status and power in the industry and is not afraid to use. Last year she had no qualms about taking a swipe at Vosa for, in her words, not doing enough to target the “tough hard core of highly non-compliant operators”. In April, speaking before the Transport Select Committee […]
Traffic commissioner public inquiries held via conferencing software could become a regular feature if the coronavirus lockdown continues for much longer, according to a road transport lawyer.
The traffic commissioners are scrutinising requests by operators to furlough transport managers and companies should seek legal advice first, according to Backhouse Jones solicitors.
The RHA held a National Training Conference at Birmingham’s National Motorcycle Museum last month. Describing 2012 as the year Driver CPC ‘comes of age’ the day was dominated by discussion of this most emotive of subjects. Seen by some as the way forward to improve the sector’s image, others view it as a government cash-cow with too many “cowboys” delivering training. However, conference chairman Richard Fry started the day with the message that was consistently delivered throughout: Whatever you think […]