News for 2012

Haulage Bill details revealed – charges for HGVs to use UK roads

Under Secretary of State for Transport, Stephen Hammond, issued details of the HGV Road User Levy Bill for debate in the House of Commons today. The…

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Changes to Digital Tachographs from 1 October 2012

The EU Commission introduced a number of changes to digital tachographs. These design changes are being implemented in two phases known as second generation and third…

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Prison for driver after pleading guilty to 79 drivers’ hours offences

The RHA’s recent call for tougher sentences for drivers that deliberately falsify their tachograph records provoked plenty of comment. The United Road Transport Union were quick…

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RHA and URTU agreement on tougher sentences for breaches of drivers’ hours law

The Road Haulage Association has amended its position on mandatory prison sentences for drivers defying drivers’ hours laws after the United Road Transport Union commented on…

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Police start seven day speed enforcement operation from today.

A week-long speed enforcement operation, co-ordinated by The European Traffic Police Network (TISPOL) with the support of 27 countries across Europe started on Mon 20 August 2012.…

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Changes to OCRS to go live 1 October 2012

The planned changes to the Operator Compliance Risk Score (OCRS) system by VOSA will now come into force on 1 October 2012. The original launch date…

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