Nuclear waste management firm Sellafield has escaped action at a public inquiry (PI) after it failed to disclose fines totalling £700,000 to the traffic commissioner (TC). North West TC Simon Evans issued the company with a warning after it failed to notify the Office of the Traffic Commissioner (OTC) of the conviction, which was handed out in 2013 in relation to its handling of nuclear waste, in a timely manner. The Seascale, Cumbria-based operator attended a hearing in Golborne earlier […]
Mansel Davies & Son (MDSL) has had its licence revoked after a director ordered a junior member of staff to falsify maintenance records in a “disgraceful” act to cover-up an absence of vehicle safety checks.
Twelve former drivers at North Cumbria haulage firm Ross International have had their HGV licences revoked after they used various devices to falsify their driving records. After driver conduct hearings in Carlisle, Glasgow and Warrington, traffic commissioner for Scotland Joan Aitken and deputy TCs for the North West of England, Patrick Mulvenna and Simon Evans, disqualified the drivers – all from the north of England and Scotland – for between nine and 18 months A joint investigation by DVSA and […]
Traffic commissioner (TC) Kevin Rooney has likened the use of AdBlue emulators on HGVs to fitting magnets to interfere with tachographs as the third haulier within a month was punished for cheating emission rules.