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Director's past comes back to haunt firm

A Fife biomass and groundworks business has been granted a restricted O-licence with strict conditions, due to its director’s links with a revoked operator.

Knight Scaffolding stripped of O-licence

A scaffolding firm that committed a range of maintenance, drivers’ hours and driver licensing offences has been put out of business by a traffic commissioner (TC).

Clean air zones could hurt small haulage firms

Smaller haulage firms could struggle to absorb the costs of fleet upgrades when clean air zones are created across five UK cities, according to a Defra impact assessment published last week.

TC puts firm's operating dream to sleep

A bed firm that demonstrated not even the slightest understanding of what is required to operate goods vehicles has been refused a restricted O-licence.

Ombudsman criticises DVLA driver medical delays

Major failings in the way the DVLA is assessing drivers’ fitness to hold a vocational licence has left drivers no choice but to resign from their jobs or turn down employment.

Compliance systems in a "dire state" at food wholesaler

North East traffic commissioner (TC) Kevin Rooney has said a food wholesaler is unfit to hold a restricted O-licence, because of fears that “compliance will deteriorate” following its public inquiry (PI).