Paul works for one of our consortium members at Staplehurst Transits Ltd. He recently successfully made a tandem dive from a height of 12,000 feet! See below his certificate.
Error 48 on driver digital tachograph cards Members have reported a number of instances of digital tachograph cards malfunctioning and giving an ‘error 48’, which indicates the card has expired, but where in fact the card date is still valid. The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has identified a batch of cards that may [...]
A skip operator who knowingly broke the law concerning the Driver CPC for 19 months has been put out of business by a traffic commissioner (TC). South East and Metropolitan area TC Nick Denton revoked the licence of Richard Mutton after concluding he was not reputable and had a transport manager who showed a [...]
When drivers are away from base for extended periods of time, it’s essential for operators to keep a track of their drivers’ activity. A recent case before the Traffic Commissioner shows how the consequences of failing to monitor and record a driver’s working hours can have a dramatic impact on an operator’s business, as well [...]
Running a business generates a lot of paperwork. As well as keeping on top of it, you’re also trying to make sure your business continues to operate efficiently – which usually involves even more paperwork. Getting it all done is essential, but making sure you’re using the correct documents is just as important. Traffic Commissioner [...]
The DVSA plans to launch its earned recognition scheme in early 2017. It will reward operators with fewer compliance checks in return for access to their compliance data, which will help the agency focus its resources on the seriously and serially non-compliant. Speaking at the Woodfines Road Transport Conference in Duxford, Cambridgeshire, the DVSA’s compliance [...]