The MD of Tuffnells Parcels Express has said the company takes any instances of non-compliance with the drivers’ hours rules very seriously after three of its drivers admitted falsifying tachograph records. Drivers Arkadiusz Jerzy Baranowski, Graham Andrews and Gary James Edginton were prosecuted following a DVSA investigation into alleged offences at the operator’s depot in Cullompton, Devon. Baranowski, of Tiverton, was sentenced to eight months in prison, suspended for 12 months, after admitting 15 offences of creating false drivers’ hours […]
The FTA has said it is important that the requirements for DVSA’s earned recognition scheme are realistic, but should still challenge participants to be exemplary operators.
The RHA and FTA have welcomed a consultation into exempting mechanics that drive goods vehicles to test centres from the scope of the Driver CPC.
The DVSA has now confirmed that it does approve of the new design of load restraint for the upper deck of double-deck curtainsiders developed by a Road Haulage Association (RHA)-led working group with input from various vehicle operators and trailer manufacturer Montracon.