News for 2013

U-turn on Driver CPC exemptions?

The Driving Standards Agency has announced that individuals such as mechanics, driving heavy vehicles for short distances for delivery or repair, will be made exempt from…

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Lifetime ban for haulier after tampering with tachograph for a second time

Traffic Commissioner Joan Aitken informed George Davidson that he would be disqualified from driving HGVs and could not re-apply for his professional licence until his 75th…

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Fined over £40,000 for drivers’ hours offences

Following a VOSA investigation, Ian John Trussler, a partner and transport manager; and Kenneth Trussler, a partner of Goldline Taxis and Coaches both received suspended prison…

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DSA and VOSA to merge

Roads Safety Minister Stephen Hammond announced today that the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) and Driving Standards Agency (DSA), are to merge into a single…

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Fees to be increased for graduated fixed penalties

The Department for Transport have announced that fixed penalty levels will increase from July 2013. The increases affects most motoring fixed penalties offences, graduated fixed penalties…

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£300,000 fine and £150,000 in costs for falsifying driver records

Former Director of Alba Transport of Halifax, Danny Steven Sawrij, was fined £300,000 and ordered to pay £150,000 in costs for falsifying driver records at Kirklees…

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