Northern Ireland’s road transport regulator Donald Armstrong is to step down from the role at the end of March. Career civil servant Armstrong oversaw the introduction the new Transport Regulation Unit (TRU) in the province four years ago and became its head. The unit – which became operational in July 2012 – has succeeded in registering and bringing more than 4,000 own account operators in Northern Ireland into the O-licensing system. Previously, only hire or reward operators in Northern Ireland […]
Langdon Transport in Plymouth has had its licence revoked and its director disqualified for five years following a Bristol public inquiry.
A haulage company whose vehicle was involved in a fatal collision with a cyclist because the driver’s vision was obscured by a table top on the dashboard has now had its licence revoked.
Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell (right) has questioned whether a one-size-fits-all O-licence fee is still appropriate given the diversity in the type, scale and size of transport operations across today’s road transport industry.