Expert team of Barristers and Solicitors with years of experience in providing advice and representation in Road Transport Law.

Archive:

How Much Do You Trust Your Maintenance Provider?

In order to obtain an Operator’s Licence, applicants confirm that records of maintenance and repairs will be kept for 15 months. It is therefore of no surprise that a significant number of operators routinely file away their PMI reports, so as to comply with this requirement, without any form of […]

Also posted in How to Stay Compliant with the Traffic Commissioner | Tagged , | Comments Off on How Much Do You Trust Your Maintenance Provider?
Smoking in Trucks: What the Law Says

  HGV operators face fixed penalties for failing to stamp down on smoking. The law on smoking in commercial vehicles is very detailed, yet surprisingly poorly understood. We take a quick look at 3 of the main smoking-related criminal offences that all operators and drivers must be aware of:   […]

Also posted in Other Transport Matters | Tagged , , , , , , , | Comments Off on Smoking in Trucks: What the Law Says
How Safe is the Food in your Fridge?

  Guest Article:  By Rob Hardy, Operations Director and BREXIT Consultant at Oakland Invicta Ltd https://www.contaminatedload.com/, 44 (0)7487 256 543       The Calais migrant situation started 20 years ago. It reached its peak in 2016 when there were around 10,000 migrants at the infamous Calais Jungle.  The shanty town has gone but the risk […]

Also posted in Civil Penalties for Clandestine Entrants / Border Force | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on How Safe is the Food in your Fridge?
5 Entirely Avoidable Mistakes Made by Too Many HGV Operators

  We take a quick look at 5 of the most common, but entirely avoidable, mistakes made by far too many HGV operators. This list has been compiled by the transport lawyers at specialist road transport law firm Smith Bowyer Clarke:   1. Trusting Your Drivers Too Much In a […]

Also posted in How to Stay Compliant with the Traffic Commissioner | Tagged , , , , | Comments Off on 5 Entirely Avoidable Mistakes Made by Too Many HGV Operators
AdBlue Cheats Face Loss of Operator’s Licence

What is Adblue? You may well have seen containers of Adblue at service stations and wondered what they were for. When a diesel engine burns diesel, a number of polluting compounds and chemicals are emitted out of the exhaust pipe and into the atmosphere. Nitrogen Oxide and Nitrogen Dioxide are […]

Also posted in How to Stay Compliant with the Traffic Commissioner | Tagged , , , , , , | Comments Off on AdBlue Cheats Face Loss of Operator’s Licence

Ask a Question

Let us know how we can help. Just provide a brief outline of your query.







Free Consultation Motoring Law