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. Jonathan Backhouse, director at Backhouse Jones solicitors, said many of its hearings had been adjourned following a decision by the TCs to postpone them in the wake of the pandemic. He said it was now likely there would be a backlog in cases by the end of the year and if the current […]
Knowles Transport turned in a strong performance last year, with significant increases in revenue and profits – and its MD said he remains cautiously optimistic about the future.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has confirmed that the suspension of annual testing of heavy vehicles has been extended to include vehicles due for test shortly.
UK haulage operators are estimated to see £7.5bn wiped off their turnover this year as the “catastrophic impact” of the coronavirus continues, according to the International Road Transport Union (IRU).