Regulators of any function – be it regulating the road transport industry, medicines, the protection of animals or even water – must regulate for the protection of the vulnerable and with consideration for environmental or social impacts, as well as any other objectives. They must also, however, regulate with consideration for the Regulators’ Code as set out by parliament. The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) and the DVSA are bound by legislation to ensure that they regulate their industries in accordance with […]
The RHA and FTA have welcomed a consultation into exempting mechanics that drive goods vehicles to test centres from the scope of the Driver CPC.
Driver training provider Fleet Source has welcomed the DVSA’s decision to update its HGV driver training programme, adding questions in the theory test to cover the correct use of Class 6 mirrors and recommending that safe urban driving and vulnerable road user awareness courses be undertaken by all drivers as part of their Driver CPC training.
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).