Discount retailer Poundworld, which was convicted of tachograph offences earlier this year, has been granted an interim increase in its O-licence authorisation. North East traffic commissioner (TC) Kevin Rooney (pictured) considered Poundworld Retail’s application for the variation at a public inquiry (PI) on 5 November. Poundworld Retail was called before the TC after the company, its transport manager and 12 drivers were convicted in May and June of making false records or failing to use a tachograph. A DVSA investigation […]
A Glasgow operator has been disqualified and had his licence revoked after a traffic commissioner heard about “the worst case of breaching the drivers’ hours rules” he’d ever seen.
The office of the traffic commissioner’s (OTC) decision to publish the outcomes of driver conduct hearings is “a serious GDPR breach” and could result in legal action being taken, according to a lawyer.
The RHA has reiterated its hostility to a ‘SafeContractor’ scheme promoted by AB Agri after the animal feed manufacturer used a quote by its policy MD seemingly encouraging hauliers to sign up.