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 Midlands temperature controlled haulier is waiting to hear if it has been granted planning permission to open a haulage yard for 15 HGVs and create 26 jobs.
Steve Agg is to retire as chief executive of the Chartered Institute for Transport and Logistics (CILT).
Road transport trade associations the FTA and RHA have welcomed the appointment of Beverley Bell as Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC). Bell, who has been acting STC since Philip Brown’s retirement last October, takes on her new role for at least the next four years. She will also continue as TC for the North West of England. Jack Semple, RHA policy director, says: “We welcome the appointment of Beverley Bell as STC, she knows the transport industry well and as acting […]