Hauliers are strongly advised to request a public inquiry if they receive ‘minded to revoke’ letters from the traffic commissioners during the current pandemic, according to a solicitor. Tim Culpin, transport partner at Aaron & Partners, said the TCs were taking a proactive approach to COVID-19 and were coming up with different ways to ensure non-compliance was addressed. One of these methods is to send out a minded to revoke letter to operators who have demonstrated shortcomings. But Culpin said […]
A deputy traffic commissioner (TC) has found that limitations in its drivers’ hours analysis system meant that DHL Express (UK) was not to blame for failing to notice that six drivers had created false tachograph records.
The relaxation of drivers’ hours rules has been extended until 30 December, in response to crippling port congestion, Covid-19 and “unusual demand patterns”.
Police in Bristol have condemned the actions of arsonists who torched two Iceland delivery vans.