The chief executive of the DVSA has told an influential group of MPs that traffic commissioners should be “abolished” and operator cases pursued through the courts instead. Giving evidence to the transport select committee, which is currently investigating the work of the enforcement agency, outgoing chief Gareth Llewellyn described the TCs as “anachronistic” and said a significant amount of money could be saved by doing away with them. He said: “In the operator world there’s a group called the traffic […]
TfL’s Safer Lorries Scheme, which is being developed with support from London Councils, has entered its final consultation phase and is on track to go live next summer.
The way that Vosa approached its investigation into the operations of Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) was as near to entrapment as it was possible to get, it was suggested by defence counsel at Leeds Crown Court earlier this month.
The administrator of Stanian Transport said the company has about 70 lorries participating in a legal claim for compensation from truck manufacturers involved in a price-fixing cartel.