Senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell denied sanctioning the way that Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) was operating its fleet management system for other operators, when she gave evidence at Leeds Crown Court. In November, CVS MD Martin Collins, sales director Richard Gosling and managers Bruce Lawrie and Tim Edwards, pleaded not guilty to conspiring to defraud the Traffic Commissioners of Great Britain. Together with Richard Lawson, MD of Spirit Motor Transport, they also pleaded not guilty to conspiring to defraud HGV […]
Manchester Dairy has been prosecuted by the DVSA for deliberately overloading its vans while delivering Freshways milk when only a truck was capable of safely and legally carrying the heavy cargo.
A new City of London Police Commercial Vehicle Unit has stopped 136 HGVs and taken 95 off the road in its first month.
Road transport trade associations the FTA and RHA have welcomed the appointment of Beverley Bell as Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC). Bell, who has been acting STC since Philip Brown’s retirement last October, takes on her new role for at least the next four years. She will also continue as TC for the North West of England. Jack Semple, RHA policy director, says: “We welcome the appointment of Beverley Bell as STC, she knows the transport industry well and as acting […]