Public inquiries could use video conferencing software, claims lawyer


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 […]