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Bonjour Paris! - Backhouse Jones complete Transaid London to Paris Challenge

The Eiffel Tower was a sweet sight for the Backhouse Jones' team on the Transaid London to Paris Challenge which took place 22-24 September 2017.

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Drivers Hours: Changes to Fines for Commercial Drivers

New changes to the drivers' hours rules will mean that DVSA traffic examiners will be given the authority to issue immediate fines for drivers’ hours offences committed within the last 28 days.

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RHA Gets Clarification on Where Drivers May Take Weekly Rest Periods

The RHA has obtained clarification from the DVSA in respect of how the DVSA  will enforce the ban on drivers taking their full weekly rest period in their cabs.

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Backhouse Jones Launch New Health & Safety Product for the PCV Sector

When contemplating health & safety  compliance, it is worth remembering  that it is not just complacent, careless  and unscrupulous businesses that find themselves on the wrong side of the law.

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Trucks of the Future

Tesla’s new semi-truck – or, as we call them here, articulated lorry – is due to be unveiled at the end of October, according to Tesla CEO, Elon Musk.

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Exemplary from the top down!

Backhouse Jones is proud to announce that it has been placed in Band 1 again this year for the Transport Section (North West) in the Legal 500 Guide which has been released today.

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Top Firm!

Backhouse Jones is proud to announce that it is in a class of its own again this year for Transport: Road Regulatory law in the UK according to the Chambers and Partners professional Guide which has been released today.

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Scania Fined 880 Million Euros for Price Fixing - Could this Be Relevant to You?

The European Commission has fined Scania €880 million for its involvement in the EU Truck Cartel.

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RHA Launches Funded Legal Action Against The Truck Cartel

The Road Haulage Association is now giving UK haulage and logistics firms (whether or not they are RHA members) the chance to sign up to its legal action for compensation against truck manufacturers found guilty of illegal price fixing. 

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BACKup your knowledge - HR, employment and employee management training

HR and employment training geared towards operators who want to refresh their knowledge and understand the ramifications that poor employee management may have on their Operator's Licence.

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Road Traffic Act 1988 - Deficient?

Kim Briggs, mother of two and loved wife, died in February last year after suffering from fatal head injuries caused when a cyclist collided with her.

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With a heritage stretching back to 1819 Backhouse Jones is the leading firm of solicitors which, since the introduction of the first transport act in 1930, has built an unrivalled reputation representing the transport industry.


By concentrating its expertise within just the road transport industry, Backhouse Jones provides an identifiably bespoke service completely tailored for logistics.


The 2017 Independent Chambers Guide describes the company as “fully focused on representing clients from the passenger transport industries, covering the full range of legal needs” and “the premier firm dealing with road transport regulatory work with far and away the biggest market share of any firm in this field”.


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