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Companies in China have begun using technology to monitor the emotions of their employees.
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Did you know? PSV Registration of Local Services Amendment 24 April 2018
Very little has been written about the new Regulations, but the amendment will be relevant to operators running (or wishing to run) local bus services.
DVSA Earned Recognition Scheme Goes Live: Want to Apply to Join?
Tuesday 24 April 2018 the DVSA launched its earned recognition scheme
DVSA Updates Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness
The DVSA has issued a revised and updated edition of its “Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness”
Toll money BACK?
The floodgates may be about to open for a number of appeals regarding payment of the Mersey Gateway Bridge toll
Update on treatment of drivers' hours offences
Changes to the law on drivers' hours offences now in force
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.
PROFESSIONAL LAW EXPERTS
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”.
Transport Focus has recently published the results of research into what road users think about smart motorways.
HMRC has published new guidance on the overnight subsistence allowance for lorry drivers.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The European Commission has fined Scania €880 million for its involvement in the EU Truck Cartel.
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.
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.
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.