Groupe Charles André-owned Simon Gibson Transport has escaped with a formal warning from deputy traffic commissioner (TC) Tony Secular after drivers at the firm were found to be in breach of drivers’ hours rules. Secular said he was satisfied that steps had been taken at the bulk powder tanker operator to change a culture among some of its drivers to record breaks, instead of other work, when they were actually loading and unloading their vehicles in a bid to get […]
FORS has joined forces with Network Rail to try to drive down the number of bridge strikes by HGVs.
Two directors and two managers of Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) have been cleared of the charges of fraud they faced at Leeds Crown Court.
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 […]