News for 2015

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Tachograph cheat is banned for three years

Posted by AndrewT on 24th Nov 2015

An Aberdeen-based owner-operator has had his O-licence revoked and been disqualified from driving HGVs for three years after using magnets to interrupt digital tachograph recordings. The public inquir … Read more
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O-licence revoked for drivers’ hours offences

Posted by AndrewT on 25th Aug 2015

Numerous records and drivers’ hours offences led to a haulage firm based in Motherwell being stripped of its O-licence. The offences were unearthed by the DVSA in an investigation where they identifie … Read more
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Temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours

Posted by AndrewT on 30th Jul 2015

The Department for Transport (DfT) has agreed to a temporary relaxation of EU drivers’ hours rules to help drivers that are delayed due to industrial action or disruption at Calais with the following … Read more
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SHA-1 end of support notice

Posted by AndrewT on 4th Jun 2015

If you are running Windows XP take action now. Background Due to weaknesses found in the algorithm, the IT Industry has agreed to end of life the use of SHA-1 (Secure hash algorithm) for the signing … Read more