Stagecoach director Will Whitehorn will take over senior traffic commissioner Beverly Bell as the president of the CILT later this year. Whitehorn, who’s background is in aviation, will assume the role at on 20 May, after serving the institute as vice-president for four years. Outgoing president Bell said: “I am delighted that Will Whitehorn has accepted our invitation to become the institute’s president-elect. “He is an extremely well-liked and well-respected professional and his experience and expertise will ensure the Institute […]
The chief executive of the DVSA has told an influential group of MPs that traffic commissioners should be “abolished” and operator cases pursued through the courts instead. Giving evidence to the transport select committee, which is currently investigating the work of the enforcement agency, outgoing chief Gareth Llewellyn described the TCs as “anachronistic” and said a significant amount of money could be saved by doing away with them. He said: “In the operator world there’s a group called the traffic […]
As Beverley Bell prepared to step down from the role of senior traffic comissioner, senior legal reporter Ashleigh Wight went to visit the outgoing TC to hear what she’d learnt from her five years in post.
Langdon Transport in Plymouth has had its licence revoked and its director disqualified for five years following a Bristol public inquiry.