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 […]
Two directors and two members of the management team at Ilkeston-based Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) have denied conspiring to defraud the Traffic Commissioners of Great Britain at the start of a trial at Leeds Crown Court that is scheduled to last until March 2015.
There’s a funding issue to be addressed in 2013 according to the transport commissioners’ annual reports, but operators aren’t expected to foot the bill. Roger Brown reports. Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell said her top priority during the coming year will be to hold talks with Vosa chiefs to ensure TCs continue to be properly resourced and financed. In the Traffic Commissioners’ Annual Reports for 2011-12, Bell explained that as their work is paid for by operators who have […]
Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell has welcomed the DfT pledge to make greater use of the Compliance Forum in influencing Vosa enforcement policy.