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. In Bristol, West of England TC Rooney disqualified Patrick McNally from being a transport manager for a year – having also lost his repute – after he admitted to researching the fitting of a defeat device. His employer, Weston-super-Mare-based Mactrans, owned by Louis McNally, was described […]
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.
Prohibitions issued by the police or DVSA during roadworthiness checks have fallen by 19% since 2013, according to figures obtained by Logistics UK.
The former head of London Underground and Rail has been named as transport commissioner Peter Hendy’s successor.