Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell has said the number of public inquiries (PIs) that result in no action being taken, at a time when the TCs are seeking ways of making better use of their limited resources, is a concern. In the TCs’ annual reports for the 2014-15 financial year, Bell said there were 92 cases where no action was taken against an operator or transport manager at a PI – 6% up on the previous year’s figure, despite […]
TfL is to launch a Freight Compliance Unit (FCU) this summer which will act as the central point for enforcement activity against HGVs in the capital.
As Beverley Bell prepared to step down from the role of senior traffic comissioner, senior legal reporter Ashleigh Wight went to visit the outgoing TC to hear what she’d learnt from her five years in post.
1) Beverly Bell Title: Senior Traffic Commissioner Respected by the compliant and disrespected by the non-compliant in equal measure, Bell wields the ultimate power in the industry, deciding whether you have a business or not.