A deputy traffic commissioner (TC) has found that limitations in its drivers’ hours analysis system meant that DHL Express (UK) was not to blame for failing to notice that six drivers had created false tachograph records. Some 253 false drivers’ hours records, committed by six agency drivers who worked on a double-manned route between DHL Express (UK)’s operating centre in Bellshill and East Midlands Airport, were discovered by the DVSA last year. The drivers were employed by agency Global Logistics, and were contracted […]
Stoke-on-Trent haulier Genesis 2014 (UK) Ltd has had its licence revoked for the second time in three years after a public inquiry (PI) heard that founder Marcus Hughes, who was disqualified in 2018 for failing to inform the traffic commissioner (TC) of his 12-year prison sentence for supplying cannabis, still played “a significant managerial role” at the company.
Langdon Transport in Plymouth has had its licence revoked and its director disqualified for five years following a Bristol public inquiry.
Traffic commissioner public inquiries held via conferencing software could become a regular feature if the coronavirus lockdown continues for much longer, according to a road transport lawyer.