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
  • Further clarification regarding Transport Managers working hours
  • Extending delegated powers to Traffic Commissioners staff
  • Removal of less serious cases from Public Inquiry
  • Clearer guidance on driver conduct, with case studies

The revised guidance takes effect from 1st January 2016 and can be viewed in detail on the Government website here