Another member of quality benchmarking scheme Fors has had its wrists slapped in a public inquiry (PI). Records published by the Office of the Traffic Commissioner show that Westerham-based haulier DWP (Recycling) had its O-licence suspended for three days at a public inquiry held by TC Nick Denton on 11 September. Denton took the action after the operator – a bronze-accredited member of the Fors scheme – failed to abide by a previous undertaking to have roller brake tests carried […]
Hauliers should expect to receive an S-mark prohibition and face a follow-up investigation if enforcement officers discover a tyre aged 10 years or older fitted to front axles from next year.
Two directors and two managers of Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) have been cleared of the charges of fraud they faced at Leeds Crown Court.
Operators have been invited to supply evidence to support an inquiry by the Transport Committee into the work of Vosa. Issues to be covered by the select committee include: what can be done to improve the standards of foreign-registered trucks operating in the UK; how the agency can better support the traffic commissioners; if arrangements for vehicle test sites can be improved; and implementation of the HGV Road User Levy Bill. The Committee, which last looked at Vosa in 2009, […]