The Fors Community Partnership (FCP) has announced an immediate change to the way firms are allowed to progress through the Fors accreditation levels. The move comes after it emerged that a vehicle operator was elevated from silver to gold status at the same time as its O-licence suspension was being confirmed for a series of drivers’ hours and tachograph offences. In August, an appeal against the O-licence suspension imposed on north London construction haulier J O’Doherty Haulage in March was […]
Senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell is one of the star speakers at the Microlise Transport Conference on 17 May next year. Bell, who was appointed as traffic commissioner for the North West in 2000 and senior traffic commissioner in 2012, plans to update delegates on the Office of the Traffic Commissioner’s strategic objectives to reduce the burden on compliant operators and target the serially and seriously non-compliant operators and drivers.
The DVSA has announced that its chief executive, Alastair Peoples, is to retire from the civil service in October.
Beverley Bell, senior traffic commissioner for Britain, is to become president of the CILT in May.