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Brands Hatch Event

Published on: 18/03/2017

Brands Hatch – March 2nd 2017 – Operator Licensing Workshop We had a somewhat surreal experience presenting on all aspects of Operator Licensing for HGV and PSV operators against a backdrop of this famous race track. And yes racing was going on at the same time. Occasionally a V6 (Skyline) howl and a V8 (TVR) […]

Financial Standing requirements for 2017

Published on: 06/12/2016

From 1st January 2017, financial standing requirements for standard national and international licence holders will rise by a staggering 18%.   This follows the annual assessment of the exchange rate between the pound and euro on the first working day of October, by the department for transport. Under EU legislation the current rate is set […]

Road Transport – Operator Licensing and entities

Published on: 30/10/2016

If you are operating HGVs then you need an operator licence and to get a licence you have to fill in an application form called a GV79. For many established operators this is an application that was probably made many years ago. But what needs to be remembered is that the application contains a number […]

Interviews under caution – Police and Criminal Evidence Act

Published on: 29/10/2016

  Interviews under Caution We have encountered numerous occasions where people have attended interviews under caution without their Solicitor. For the most part they assumed they could handle the interview because they were innocent and had nothing to fear or perhaps being accompanied by a Solicitor implied they had need of legal representation because they had […]

Trade Licenses for Trade Plates – “red on white stop on sight”

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I can’t now recall who is attributed to the saying “red on white stop on sight” but I think it was a Judge sitting on a trade plate case many, many years ago. I rather think the saying has more to do with picking up delivery drivers holding up trade plates on the roadside than a team […]

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