Operators should periodically check the information held on the Vehicle Operator Licensing (VOL) Service, as this system is only as good as the data being entered into it.
The Office of the Traffic Commissioner is starting a new series of bulletins designed to help maintain and promote O licence compliance. This will include looking at some of the key issues raised in public inquiries.
Operators of both haulage vehicles and passenger carrying vehicles can now find themselves assisted in the regulatory management of their fleet, as the MOT reminders system provided by the Government has been extended to cover these vehicle categories.
Now winter has set in, we look at some of the things operators should be considering.
Market sources cite Backhouse Jones as “commercially minded; rather than pursuing a legal point for the sake of it, they apply it to the circumstances. They’re tenacious and very grounded”.
Guidance has been issued by the Office of the Traffic Commissioner on the permit application scheme and operators need to be registered and apply for these permits soon.
We have summarised some of the key points for operators from the Autumn Budget 2018 so you can see at a glance the points that might be important to you.
BREXIT – “No-deal”? We look at the implications for bus and coach operators entering mainland Europe.
During the months leading up to Britain’s exit from the EU, it is crucial that every field of business prepares for what their industry may face going forward in a different economic climate.
In the first of our “BREXIT – what if there is no deal?” series, we look at the implications for operators on motor insurance.