Traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell stepped down because she felt the TCs did not receive sufficient support from the government. The senior TC and TC for the North West sent her letter of resignation to transport secretary Chris Grayling last year. In it she said it was vital the DfT “gives its full support to the traffic commissioners” and to fail to do so would “irreparably undermine the jurisdiction which has survived and thrived for 85 years”. “Over the years,” […]
The Road Haulage Association and Logistics UK have joined forces with 31 other road haulage associations across Europe to urge negotiators on all sides to agree a deal on Brexit.
Acumen Distribution has put four more 15.65m longer semi-trailers on the road, taking the total number of trailers it operates under the DfT trial to 21.
Hauliers should expect to receive an S-mark prohibition and face a follow-up investigation if enforcement officers discover a tyre aged 10 years or older fitted to front axles from next year.