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New DVLA Consent Forms - Licence Checks

Just when you thought you had heard the last of GDPR, its back again! For those who have been travelling to far flung planets or foreign cl...

Is Compliance with the O Licence the Transport Manager's Responsibility?

A lot of Operators appear to be of the view that as long as they have gone to the trouble and expense of employing a Transport Manager, tha...

UK Trailer Registrations are Getting Closer

A new Act of Parliament, the Haulage Permits and Trailer Registration Act 2018, received Royal Assent on 19 July 2018. The Act is part of t...

Smart Tachographs are on the Way

'Smart tachographs’ will start to be seen in vehicles within the next six months and will be a mandatory fitment in new vehicles from 15 Ju...

Update to CPD for Transport Managers

The latest revised Senior Traffic Commissioner's Statutory Documents have now been published. One of the changes to the documents concerns ...

Does S Claus Keep Legal?

Following a number of questions received into the legal and operational compliance of S Claus Transport, we've provided the following advic...

Deadline for Trailer Registrations Approaches

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has developed an online system for trailer registration, which is required for operators who...

New Online Payment System for DVSA Driver Fines

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has introduced an online system to allow commercial vehicle drivers to pay any fines incurred fr...

Smart Tachographs... An Update

You last heard from us about the introduction of smart tachographs towards the end of 2018 when we had an idea of what was upon us but not ...

Read Important Transport & Haulage Updates from Crime Line

Latest on use of tyres over 10 years old  A ban on older tyres for large vehicles could be introduced later this year. New proposals are ...

Direct Vision Standard (DVS) - Are You Ready for It?

Are you and your vehicles ready for the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) being introduced in London by the Mayor? The first phase, the issuing...

Why is that Van in the Outside Lane?!

It is surprising the number of vans that overtake on a dual carriageway when you are travelling in your car on the inside lane at 70 mph. A...

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