Simon Evans and Tim Blackmore OBE have been named as traffic commissioners (TCs) for the North West and North East respectively. Evans (pictured top), deputy TC for the North West, will replace Beverley Bell as North West TC when she leaves this spring. Bell will also vacate her position as senior TC, but her replacement has not yet been named. Blackmore (below) will fill the North East TC position in May, replacing Kevin Rooney who became TC for the West of England earlier this year. […]
The traffic commissioners (TCs) and the DVSA have urged operators to improve their approach to brake testing and maintenance after the DVSA revealed a quarter of defective trucks had a brake issue.
While it didn’t start so, the UK’s divisive EU referendum vote dominated the middle of the year onwards and much like the general public, appeared to split Motortransport.co.uk readers. For some it represented the chance to escape the red-tape generated by Brussels, ditch measures such as Driver CPC and stop a race to the bottom, while making the UK great again. For others, it threatened the return of customs clearance and UK land borders, a labour shortage and an economic […]
Two directors and two managers of Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) have been cleared of the charges of fraud they faced at Leeds Crown Court.