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Financial Standing: 2018 update

The level of funds that standard national and standard international licence holders will be required to demonstrate access to in 2018 has increased slightly from this year.

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Drivers to Face Life Sentence for Killing Whilst at the Wheel

The Government has confirmed its plans to increase the maximum sentences for certain driving the offences.

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Major Group Action Against Truck Manufacturers Likely to Exceed £1billion

Major group action against truck manufacturers likely to exceed £1billion in value as Road Haulage Association extends legal team.

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“Self-Employed” Worker Wins Landmark Case for Backdated Holiday Pay

The European Court of Justice held that anyone deemed to be a “worker” is entitled to claim holiday pay for the whole of their employment, if they had not been allowed to exercise their right to take it.

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Removal of Certain Exemptions from Plating and Testing Requirements

Certain heavy vehicles that are based on a HGV chassis will no longer be exempt from plating and testing.

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Implementation of the Direct Vision Standard – Further Consultation

Transport for London (TfL) has announced further details about the Direct Vision Standard.

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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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