Senior traffic commissioner (TC) and TC for the North West Beverley Bell is to step down next year. Bell is to continue in her current roles until spring 2017 after being re-appointed by the DfT for another 12 months. However, she does not intend to seek reappointment next year. She said: “In reflecting on my work as STC I feel that real progress has been made in challenging times for traffic commissioners and operators alike. “I consider that, next spring, the […]
Platooning HGVs will be on major UK roads by the end of 2018, after the government committed £8.1m to trials of the autonomous vehicles.
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.
Senior traffic commissioner Beverley Bell is one of the star speakers at the Microlise Transport Conference on 17 May next year. Bell, who was appointed as traffic commissioner for the North West in 2000 and senior traffic commissioner in 2012, plans to update delegates on the Office of the Traffic Commissioner’s strategic objectives to reduce the burden on compliant operators and target the serially and seriously non-compliant operators and drivers.