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”.
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.
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.
On 20 September 2018 we launched the first of our series of free webinars aimed specifically at operators in the PCV and HGV sectors.
The Department for Transport has issued 6 further technical notices issued on 24 September 2018 for plans if a “No deal” situation arises.
Following an analysis of traffic in England, Highways England has released figures as part of a new campaign to highlight the dangers of tailgating.
Ultra-low emissions vehicles, such as electric and hydrogen cars, could potentially be given green number plates in the next five years under plans which are part of a forthcoming Government consultation announced on 9 September 2018.
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High non-compliance with the rules on AdBlue has led to nationwide cheat device checks.
A joint endeavour between Ford and a Sao Paulo-based creative agency, GTB, has taken a large leap forward in brainwave monitoring technology.
Backhouse Jones recently acted for Warrington’s Own Buses on the acquisition of Fairbrother Buses.
Amazon’s lightening delivery service allows parcels to be at your door in a mere 9 hours due to high tech tracking, fast pace workers and over 45,000 robots.
Cyclists who kill pedestrians may face similar charges to dangerous drivers under proposed new legislation.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has recently started a vehicle load security pilot in the North of England.