1-10 of 96

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5

Hints and Tips for Driving Abroad

Monday, 3 September 2012 12:17:25 Europe/London

Driving abroad can be a stressful time, even for the most experienced drivers. With foreign language road signs, different driving regulations and the thoughts of driving on a different side of the road can make European driving a daunting prospect.

Read More
Posted in Driving News Truck & HGV By Snooper

Fee for Intervention

Monday, 1 October 2012 01:00:00 Europe/London

1 October 2012, sees the introduction of the Health & Safety Executive’s (“HSE”) new Fee for Intervention (“FFI”) cost recovery scheme, one of the biggest changes to health and safety regulation in recent years.  As of today, where an operator is found to be in “material breach” of health and safety law, the operator will be charged for the time spent by the HSE identifying the “material breach” and all work undertaken to ensure that the breach is remedied

Read More
Posted in Truck & HGV By JMW Solicitors

Are All of Your LGVs and PCVs Insured or SORN’d?

Tuesday, 16 October 2012 01:00:00 Europe/London

Since 20 June 2011, it has been an offence to keep an uninsured vehicle (as well as to drive an uninsured vehicle).  The new rules mean that any vehicle in your fleet i.e. those in use and those not in use (even if they are parked off-road at the operating centre) must either be insured or declared to be the subject of a Statutory Off Road Notification (“SORN”).

Read More
Posted in Truck & HGV By Truckmate

In a decision, dated 4 May 2012, Langston’s Group (“Langston’s”), household and office removals specialists based in Wimbledon, has lost its appeal to the Upper Tribunal against the revocation of its Operator’s Licence by Deputy Traffic Commissioner for the South Eastern & Metropolitan Traffic Area, Miles Dorrington

Read More
Posted in Truck & HGV By JMW Solicitors

New Crackdown on Using a Mobile Phone Whilst Driving a HGV or PSV

Tuesday, 23 October 2012 16:37:54 Europe/London

HGV and PSV drivers risk being called to appear before the Traffic Commissioner at Driver Conduct Hearings and having their vocational driving entitlements suspended as part of a new crackdown

Read More
Posted in Truck & HGV By JMW Solicitors

Clamp Down on Private Clamping

Wednesday, 24 October 2012 10:44:56 Europe/London

From 1 October 2012, new legislation came into force, which bans the clamping and towing of vehicles on private land in England and Wales.

Read More
Posted in Driving News By JWM Solicitors

A Novel Use for Sat Navs

Friday, 22 March 2013 00:00:00 Europe/London

Police in Kent have found a novel use for GPS systems as they recently used one to retrace the journey of a woman found drunk and disorderly outside a pub in Tenterden.

Read More
Posted in Driving News By Snooper

Top 5 Tips for Keeping Your Sat Nav Safe

Wednesday, 15 May 2013 10:47:11 Europe/London

A recent report by Fleet News reveals that thieves are using stolen Sat Navs to cause even more damage, by leading them to the rightful owner’s home. By logging into searched (or saved) locations, or even following the last route used, the thieves can follow your tracks and find where you live.

Read More

What is a Truvelo Speed Camera?

Thursday, 18 July 2013 16:49:23 Europe/London

The Truvelo is a popular speed camera type across Europe. A forward facing camera, Truvelo is designed to take photographs of the front of a passing vehicle including the driver.

Read More
Posted in Driving News By Snooper

What is a Gatso Speed Camera?

Friday, 19 July 2013 11:14:16 Europe/London

Possibly the most popular and well known speed camera unit within the UK, Gatso originates from the Netherlands and created by Maurice Gastonides a former winner of a Monte Carlo Rally in 1953. 

Read More
Posted in Driving News By Snooper

1-10 of 96

Page:
  1. 1
  2. 2
  3. 3
  4. 4
  5. 5