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Revised statutory documents introduced from 1 January 2017

The Senior Traffic Commissioner’s statutory documents have been updated and republished taking effect from 1 January 2017.

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Want to keep your o-licence? Here’s one New Year’s resolution worth making!

Time is running out to make paper operator licence applications and renewals. Operators are under a duty to ensure that their information on the on-line system is correct.

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Do Not Pass Go, Go Straight to Jail!

The HSE now appear to be focusing on pin pointing the directors responsible for the company’s health and safety failings, as during 2015-2016 there were 46 prosecutions in contrast with 24 the previous year.

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OCRS System Update & Financial Standing 2017

Following a review, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has introduced changes to the Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS) system.

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CARTEL – RHA to claim compensation back from truck manufacturers for whole haulage industry

On 19 July 2016 the European Commission issued a press release confirming the existence of a price fixing cartel among European truck manufacturers.

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