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.
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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”.
As of 8 April 2019, London’s Ultra-Low Emission Zone has now been introduced in London
A quick reminder that for some operators, you must arrange to have an annual test carried out on your vehicles if you have not done this yet. They need to pass the test before the next vehicle tax renewal is due.
You may find issues in booking your vehicles in for Tachograph Calibration at certain centres following the issue of a…
The Department of Transport recently announced it would be replicating or adopting the recent vehicle safety rules provisionally agreed by the European Union
Are you a transport manager in name only? Then, read on.
Clandestine entrants and the current guidance for operators and HGV drivers on the same.
Currently, the word ‘Brexit’ said in the majority of situations brings about an orchestra of groans and sighs. Large proportions of the public are fatigued by the discussion and have had their minds run ragged by the uncertainty surrounding the concept. Nevertheless, it is something to be addressed, as the deadline of 29 March 2019 looms.
Transport specialist law firm, Backhouse Jones, has advised Halcyon Tankers Ltd on the management buy-out of the Halcyon Tankers division from Hargreaves Logistics which completed on 1st January 2019.
The Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness was updated in November 2018 and in accordance with this, new guides for walk around checks have been issued for HGV and PCV operators.
The legal press has identified the RHA’s collective action against the truck cartel as one of the top 20 cases to watch in 2019.
Recently, the DVSA has revised the guide to maintaining roadworthiness as regards tyre management showing that a robust tyre management system is essential for all operators and should never be underestimated.
The 2019 financial standing levels for standard operator licence holders and applicants have been confirmed.