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.
It is written into the law of the UK that the Member State will exit the European Union at 11pm on 29 March 2019. This has caused a multitude of uncertainty for workers of both UK nationality and EU nationality, as the fate of their residency status is speculated about.
The 2019 financial standing levels for standard operator licence holders and applicants have been confirmed.
Statistics show that more than one third of people killed or seriously injured on the UK roads are those travelling on bicycles. Travelling by bike on any road holds its risks and in cities , road safety is particularly crucial.
On 14 November 2018 we hosted the next in the series of our webinars aimed at operators in the PCV and HGV sectors.
Know if a fraudster is contacting your company and what to do.
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.