Pandemic hampers goods vehicle licence applications


The time taken for traffic commissioners to process goods vehicle licence applications has increased to 38 days as they struggle with the impact of the coronavirus. Figures released by the office of the TC (OTC) showed that up to March of this year, they had driven down the average number of days to turn around a haulier’s application to 36.45 – and 134.8 days if it involved a public inquiry. But the number of days rose to 38.01 and 136.84 […]