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 […]
A Glasgow operator has been disqualified and had his licence revoked after a traffic commissioner heard about “the worst case of breaching the drivers’ hours rules” he’d ever seen.
The office of the traffic commissioner’s (OTC) decision to publish the outcomes of driver conduct hearings is “a serious GDPR breach” and could result in legal action being taken, according to a lawyer.
The critical shortage of HGV drivers could tempt operators to engage and retain staff who fail to live up to basic standards, according to the traffic commissioners.