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”.
What are restraint of trade clauses and when and where can you expect to see them?
The Traffic Commissioners have detailed their approach to tackling rule breakers and to improving services for the compliant in their recent annual report.
The Government has recently announced measures to improve road safety in the UK and hopefully to incentivise companies to bring a new mobile breathalyser to the market.
From January 2020, HGVs, taxis and diesel private hire vehicles who fail to meet the Euro 6 emission standards will be fined £50 per day to enter the Leeds Clean Air Zone.
From 15 June 2019, Smart tachographs are to be made mandatory for all new vehicles.
Backhouse Jones, in conjunction with Addleshaw Goddard, have lodged a ground-breaking legal action with the Competition Appeal Tribunal (CAT) on behalf of the Road Haulage Association (RHA).
From Saturday 14 July 2018, heavy vehicle test certificates for HGVs, PSVs and trailers have changed.
The recent introduction of The Bus Services Act 2017 has opened the door for Mayoral Combined Authorities outside of London to begin implementing bus franchising operations in their area.
In the UK, 40% of workers check their emails outside of working hours, according to the Chartered Institute of Personnel Development.
Brexit has the potential to have disastrous effects on Honda’s ‘just in time’ production process.
The Information Commissioner’s Office (“ICO”) has issued a monetary penalty notice on the Crown Prosecution Service (“CPS”) following an incident in late 2016.
Not long left for consultation on financial standing levels for restricted O-licences.
The emergence of the internet, and its dominance in our every day lives, has opened doors that were incomprehensible just a few years ago.
As part of Brexit, the UK is faced with a task of ensuring that its departure from the EU is as smooth as possible.
There’s no need to get lost. Our transport specific Guidance Packs will assist.
What do the new General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR) and the World Cup have in common?