Beverley Bell, former senior traffic commissioner for Great Britain, has been awarded a CBE in the Queen’s 2017 Birthday Honours for her services to road safety and the freight industry. Bell, who retired from the role of senior traffic commissioner (STC) earlier this year, had built a reputation for being a passionate advocate of the freight industry during her career as a traffic commissioner. Bell told MT: “I am surprised and delighted in equal measure. But this award is not […]
Traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell stepped down because she felt the TCs did not receive sufficient support from the government.
The decline in the number of O-licences in circulation continues, according to the latest report from the traffic commissioners. The number of licences in issue fell by 3,000 last year, from 84,072 in 2011-12 to 80,894 in 2012-13.
Employers, not just their employees, will find themselves before Britain’s traffic commissioners (TCs) if drivers have not completed their periodic training by September 2014. Speaking at the RHA National Training Conference last week in Birmingham, senior TC Beverley Bell made clear her support for continuous professional development, stating “driver training is essentially about investing in your staff”. Bell set out the position of the TCs in regards to the fast-approaching deadline for those granted grandfather rights to complete their Driver […]