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Archive for December, 2013

Top ten legal stories: 2013

Posted: Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

25 December 2013 By Roger Brown In 2013, the traffic commissioners were as busy as ever issuing revocations, disqualifications, curtailments and suspensions. As always, a series of health and safety cases also made it before the courts. Here is a selection of some of the most read on Commercialmotor.com.  Hauliers suspended for appalling faliures: Drivers Read more…

 

The Commercial Motor Archive

Posted: Wednesday, December 25th, 2013

25 December 2013 By James Clark The Commercial Motor Archive (archive.commercialmotor.com) launched in late 2012 following a mammoth effort to scan and index nearly 400,000 pages of the magazine. With articles dating right back to 1905, what has attracted the most interest from the archive’s users? Most popular year The most viewed year was 1976. Read more…

 

TC Aitken rejects O-licence application

Posted: Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

24 December 2013 By Roger Brown Traffic commissioner (TC) for Scotland Joan Aitken (pictured) has rejected an O-licence application from Cumbernauld-based Food and Drink Logistics after its director failed to mention his involvement with a liquidated firm. Following a public inquiry in Edinburgh, the TC refused the application and disqualified its director Allan Menzies from Read more…

 

A year in vans 2013: Part two

Posted: Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

24 December 2013 By George Barrow If the first half of the year was anything to go by, the second half of 2013 would likely see a slow down in the number of new product launches, and in the absence of a major motor show manufacturers had little opportunity to launch their new offerings to Read more…

 

Politicians call time on multiple cyclist safety rules with CLOCS

Posted: Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

24 December 2013 By Steve Hobson This month (9 December) saw the launch of a unified construction vehicle standard at a high-profile event in London, which will likely have lasting implications for the national road haulage sector and it relationship with vulnerable road users. Launching the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (CLOCS) Standard for construction Read more…

 

O-licence revoked after TC could not find who controlled the firm

Posted: Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

24 December 2013 By Roger Brown Nick Jones (pictured), traffic commissioner (TC) for the West Midlands, has revoked the O-licence of Birmingham-based Masons Logistics, after being unable to determine who had legitimate control of the business. At a public inquiry in Birmingham, the TC added that he could not trust the firm if he did Read more…

 

Indifference to safety leads to O-licence revocation

Posted: Tuesday, December 24th, 2013

24 December 2013 By Roger Brown North East deputy traffic commissioner (TC) Elizabeth Perrett has revoked the O-licence of Halifax-based Norman Skips, saying the business had demonstrated a “staggering indifference” to road safety. Following a public inquiry in Leeds in November, Perrett also disqualified the company and its director Norman Stoker, remarking that the case Read more…

 

Hayton Coulthard set for first Euro-6 Volvo

Posted: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

23 December 2013 By Ashleigh Wight Dumfries and Galloway haulier Hayton Coulthard Transport has taken delivery of 25 Euro-5 Volvo FHs, and will take on its first Euro-6 model next month. The company, a joint venture 50% owned by Hayton Coulthard Transport and 50% by Gregory Distribution and Kay Transport parent GDL Holdings, has a Read more…

 

London Councils pushes ahead with cycle safety equipment mandate for London Lorry Control Scheme members

Posted: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

23 December 2013 By Ashleigh Wight London Councils is to push ahead with plans to change the conditions of the London Lorry Control Scheme (LLCS) to mandate the fitting of side guards and uprated mirrors to LGVs making deliveries in London. At a meeting on 12 December, London Councils’ Transport and Environment Committee said it Read more…

 

Felixstowe hauliers will suffer as A14 traffic builds, warns expert

Posted: Monday, December 23rd, 2013

23 December 2013 By Chris Tindall Operators using Felixstowe port may not be better off now that the A14 toll plans have been dropped, because motorists will fill up available capacity, according to the government’s former chief transport scientist. Dr David Metz, who now works at the Centre for Transport Studies at University College London, Read more…

 


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