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 […]
Traffic commissioner (TC) Nick Jones is to become the first full time TC for Wales.
The DfT has confirmed it has no plans to extend the relaxation in enforcement of drivers’ hours rules that has been in effect since late July due to cross-Channel delays arising from industrial action and migrant problems.
The FTA has welcomed the advent of “improved” mirrors for new HGVs from next year, describing them as a commonsense approach to boosting road safety.