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 […]
Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell (right) has questioned whether a one-size-fits-all O-licence fee is still appropriate given the diversity in the type, scale and size of transport operations across today’s road transport industry.
The Office of the Traffic Commissioner has issued a reminder to vehicle operators about the new financial standing levels that will apply from next month.
Own-account operators should take ownership of compliance and take HGV operating seriously, or they could face consequences to their O-licence, a traffic commissioner (TC) has warned.