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Early Introduction of London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone Confirmed
London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) will be introduced on 8 April 2019 (17 months earlier than originally anticipated).
Bus operator is the first UK employer to be found guilty of failing to auto-enrol
A UK bus operator has admitted to deliberately avoiding setting up workplace pension schemes for 36 members of staff, despite them meeting the auto-enrolment criteria.
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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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Oxfordshire County Council released a consultation document on its proposals to introduce a Zero Emissions Zone (ZEZ) in Oxford city.
It has been announced that Glasgow will be the first Scottish city to put in place a Low Emission Zone (LEZ).
The DVSA earned recognition scheme is now expected to be fully rolled out in Spring next year.
Last year, the DVSA found that more than 440 lorries crossing into the UK had manipulated tachographs.
Operators and drivers are reminded that fixed penalties are changing for some drivers’ hours offences. The changes will come into force on 1 November.
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On 23 October 2017, Transport for London (TfL) introduced the Toxicity Charge (T-Charge).
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.
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.