Compliance

O-licence law; driver’s hours law, driving standards… all the compliance news you need. Driver licence law, financial regulations, environmental regulations… all the guidance you need. Health and safety regulations, legislation changes, new policy proposals… all the advice you need to keep your fleet running.

And why not register for our Compliance Bulletin to receive the latest legal and fleet management advice fortnightly? Sign up free now

Central Demolition has O-licence cut

One of Scotland’s biggest demolition firms has had its O-licence curtailed for six months after it failed to inform the traffic commissioner (TC) about the appointment of a director or his criminal record.

Coultons Bread's O-licence is revoked

Coultons Bread, which trades as Happy Bread, has had its 15-vehicle O-licence revoked at a public inquiry (PI) after being implicated in Driver CPC card fraud. 

Skip owners banned following convictions

Two owners of a skip hire business have been banned from operating after they failed to declare “serious” convictions, involving the use of HGVs, which saw them receive prison sentences.

O-licence denial appeal fails

The Upper Tribunal has upheld the decision to deny a West Lothian company a restricted O-licence, finding it had committed a “flagrant breach” of the regulatory regime by operating without an O-licence.

Drivers' hours offences 'endemic' at Scottish firm

A sole trader who permitted drivers to serially commit drivers’ hours offences and create false records, allowing him to take on as much work as possible, has had his O-licence revoked and been banned for three years.