HSE respond to vehicle rollaway incidents

A year after Labyrinth Logistics Consulting covered the subject in depth at one of their Safety Circle meetings, the HSE have now published a study relating to the problems of...


Reycling firm incurs £200,000 fine plus costs

HSE have publicised the following court case involving a well known recycling firm; Recycling firm Sita UK has been fined £200,000 with £11,998 costs after a worker was struck by...


New guidance for road transport regulations issued by Senior Traffic Commissioner

The revised guidance includes a number of changes including; A streamlined process for Transport Manager replacements A clearer definition of the Transport Manager’s role...


New Sampling feature welcomed by users!

SilkThread®'s new Sampling has received a glowing response from users. The new function has added to SilkThread®'s existing evidence gathering and auditing tool bag, and has...


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DCPC Enforcement action

After all the discussions, predictions and concerns we have managed to successfully come through the first 5 year period of DCPC Periodic Training and seen thousands of new drivers...


TC sets out expectations from Transport Managers

The Traffic Commissioners understanding of relevant legislation is key to how they will apply the rules when faced with an Operator at Public Inquiry. Opportunities to keep up to...


New Financial levels set for Operator Licencing

New requirements for achieving financial standing for Standard operator licences were announced by the British Government on 20th November 2014. Despite the financial standing...


New DVSA Guidance on Safe Loading: curtain-sided vehicles

A long standing difference in advice on what is acceptable safe loading of curtain-sided trailers has been finally settled as DVSA guidance (based on the DfT Code of Practice on...