Transport Forum – Listen Now!
If you missed our Transport forum that took place on 30th April via Zoom, you can now catch up on what was discussed with the audio version below. Opening and Welcome – Mike Hayward, Woodfines Information from the DVSA – Phil Breen, Earned Recognition National Account Manager: 7.45 mins Latest information for the trade – […]
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 […]
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 […]
How Woodfines can keep you on the road in four steps
If you need your Operator Licence to run your business, it is important you ensure you are complying with the Regulations and Undertakings of the Operator Licencing Regime. To assist operators, Woodfines’ specialist Road Transport team have simplified how your business can best be protected in four simple steps to help keep you on the […]
Workplace Transport and an Employer’s Obligations
The Health and Safety Executive (HSE) publish their data on workplace accidents every year, and being struck by a vehicle remains one of the highest causes of fatal accidents at work. Effective control measures are essential to minimise the risks from moving vehicles in the workplace, and also to avoid prosecution for breach of the […]
Historic Driver’s Hours Offences
From 5th March 2018, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s enforcement officers were able to issue fines up to £300 for up to five driver’s hours offences committed in the previous 28 days. This is known as historic driver’s hours offences. The DVSA announced that this could mean a fine of up to £1,500 in […]