Keep your eyes on the road!

We are all on a journey right now navigating through the challenges posed by the Covid-19 pandemic. The health of everyone is paramount and those providing front line health services are to be applauded. Supporting the NHS in the provision of supplies are countless companies manufacturing the equipment, plus an incredible network of logistics businesses […]

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HGV driver medicals services suspended by providers

Due to the COVID-19 lockdown two of the major medical providers for HGV driver medicals have suspended their services to protect their doctors and drivers during this time. This is an area that has not yet been commented on by the DVLA and it is not yet known if they will suspend this requirement for […]

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Local Drink Drive Statistics | Woodfines Solicitors

Local drink and drug driving conviction rates revealed

MoneySuperMarket, the insurance comparison website, recently analysed the 6.4 million quotes given on the website for car insurance in the year to date to 31st October 2019, in order to find the combined drink and drug driving conviction rate per 1,000 drivers across the UK. Whilst the analysis from the website deals with a relatively […]

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DVSA publishes top ten professional driving prosecution offences

Enforcement data has recently been published showing the top ten prosecution offences for professional driving, together with the details of the associated fixed penalties and prohibitions issued. The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) monitors and enforces regulations applying to transport and passenger vehicle operations, and vocational drivers. Offences concerning tachographs and breaching the rules […]

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