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 […]
Twelve former drivers at North Cumbria haulage firm Ross International have had their HGV licences revoked after they used various devices to falsify their driving records. After driver conduct hearings in Carlisle, Glasgow and Warrington, traffic commissioner for Scotland Joan Aitken and deputy TCs for the North West of England, Patrick Mulvenna and Simon Evans, disqualified the drivers – all from the north of England and Scotland – for between nine and 18 months A joint investigation by DVSA and […]
A transport manager has lost his repute indefinitely for failing to make sure his drivers had started their Driver CPC training, resulting in high levels of drivers’ hours infringements.