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Two Wolverhampton men have been jailed and a third given a suspended sentence for fraudulent evasion of excise duty, after being arrested back in 2014 for selling 1.2 million litres of kerosene as road diesel.
Nick Denton, traffic commissioner (TC) for London and the South East, has refused to grant permission for six vehicles to a business that “paid little or no regard to the rules of operator licensing and the operation of HGVs”.
A West Midlands removals firm that had no effective system for managing drivers’ hours and tachograph compliance has had its O-licence revoked. The lack of such a system resulted in one driver driving for 18 hours in one 24-hour period on one occasion.
A Somerset haulier is to have its case reheard by another traffic commissioner (TC) after the Upper Tribunal ruled it was not given a proper opportunity to put forward evidence from a proposed transport manager.