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Operator has an O-licence but no vehicle

West Midlands Traffic Commissioner (TC) Nick Denton stated in a decision last month that operators must have a vehicle available to operate at all times to be able to hold an O-licence.

Hiab buys Scottish dealer Logan Inglis

Hiab has acquired Scottish authorised dealer Logan Inglis for an undisclosed sum in a deal that it says is a key part of its route to market strategy - and the first of two expected dealer acquisitions to be completed before the autumn.

Training required for new tachographs

Transport compliance specialist Novadata said operators need to consider training staff for the arrival of smart tachographs next year.

Marital breakdown curtails O-licence

Somerset-based Blackgate has had its O-licence curtailed after compliance standards slipped following the separation of its married directors.

Spiceway sours O-licence law

GSR Distributions, trading as Spiceway, has had its O-licence curtailed after picking up prohibitions for overloading during a period earlier this year when it was suspended from operating.