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Tachograph Offences, Drivers’ Hours and Card-Pulling: An Essential Guide for HGV and PSV Drivers

  For many years the tachograph system has been central to the European haulage industry. Without it, the enforcement agencies (DVSA / police / Office of the Traffic Commissioner) would have no reliable or practical way of policing the rules on working time and drivers’ hours.   But what happens […]

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HELP! – The DVSA are coming to visit

  There are some things that happen, even to the best run businesses, which are less than welcome. High  up on that list must be the DVSA (formerly VOSA) announcing that they  intend  to visit your operating centre. However well-meaning, it is always a trial  when your systems are put […]

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Tachograph Offences – An all too Common Nightmare Scenario

  Consider the following scenario:   You are the operator of a small general haulage business running 6 trucks. So far business has been good to you. You employ 10 drivers and hope to increase to 8 trucks within a year or so. You are your own Transport Manager, but […]

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5 MORE Quick and Easy Ways to Lose Your Operators’ Licence

  Last month’s article “5 Quick and East Ways to Lose Your Operators’ Licence” generated a lot of positive feedback. So much so, that I’ve been asked to provide an update. With that in mind, here are: 5 MORE Quick and Easy Ways to Lose Your Operators’ Licence. This time, the […]

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The Traffic Commissioner’s “Seven Deadly Sins” – Have you committed any of them?

    Starting off in the haulage and road transport industry for the first time can be a daunting experience. From day one an operator is expected to be 100% compliant with the many hundreds of rules, regulations, and directions governing the operation of their vehicles. These cover everything from […]

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