As Halloween creeps up on us, we thought we’d share with you these recent horror stories that our enforcement officers have spotted on our roads.
It's been 1 year since DVSA started being able to issue fines for up to 5 drivers' hours offences committed in the previous 28 days. On the first anniversary, DVSA enforcement policy manager Mark Horton tells you how it's gone.
You may remember filling in your application for an operator’s licence as though it was yesterday. If not, you’ll almost definitely remember the relief you felt after hearing the Traffic Commissioner had given you permission to begin running vehicles.
A recent case before the Traffic Commissioner shows how the consequences of failing to monitor and record a driver’s working hours can have a dramatic impact on an operator’s business, as well as the driver’s livelihood.
Soon some vehicles will no longer need to be fitted with tachograph recording equipment and their drivers will not have to comply with EC drivers’ hours rules, but with GB drivers’ hours rules instead.
Soon some vehicles will no longer have to be fitted with tachograph recording equipment and their drivers will not have to comply with EC drivers’ hour rules, but with GB drivers’ hours rules instead.
Vehicles which are used in connection with sewerage, flood protection, water, gas and electricity maintenance services may be exempt from the EC drivers’ hours rules.
Many drivers find drivers’ hours and tachographs a complicated subject. If you only drive occasionally, it can be a real struggle to remember the details which help you to stay within the law. Here we provide some advice on what types of activity you should record and what to show to an enforcement officer.