Traffic commissioner (TC) for the South East Nick Denton has issued Lloyd Fraser with a formal warning, after an investigation into driver card discrepancies at the company. At a public inquiry held in Eastbourne earlier this month, the TC was told that there had been a failure by the Rugby-based tanker and general haulier to compare the vehicle unit with the driver card data. This resulted in significant instances of driving without a card inserted going undetected. On occasions, drivers […]
Simon Evans and Tim Blackmore OBE have been named as traffic commissioners (TCs) for the North West and North East respectively.
In the weeks leading up to its collapse, Deben Transport attempted to make changes to its depot network as it battled to stay afloat.
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 […]