On 20th July 2021 the Government issued an open letter to the UK Logistics Sector, announcing its various plans to increase the number of lorry driving tests over the next few months and ongoingly. The shortage of HGV drivers has been known about for several years – we published an article on it in 2016 […]
Transport & Regulatory Law Solicitors
Expert Legal Advisers to the Road Transport Industry for over 30 Years
PSV Coach and Bus
HGV Haulage and Logistics
Private Hire and Taxis
Welcome to Pellys Transport & Regulatory Law solicitors. We are specialist road transport lawyers and legal advisers to the coach & bus transport, haulage and private hire transport industry for over 30 years.
We are a niche road transport law firm with thirty plus years of legal experience and nationwide coverage specialising in road transport and regulatory law.
Covering all of England and Wales, we advise commercial vehicle operators of all types (PSV coach & bus, HGV haulage & logistics, hackney carriage, private hire & taxis and stretch limousine) as well as their drivers on all aspects of operator licensing (including Local Authority and Public Carriage Office), regulatory compliance and best practice, clandestine entrant and illegal immigration Border Force cases, the lawful use of equestrian vehicles, construction and use, dangerous goods, utilities and ‘special vehicle’ operations, police and DVSA/VOSA investigations, tachograph cases including falsifications and Road Transport Working Time prosecutions, plus health & safety, to include advising on interviews under caution, all road traffic criminal prosecutions (from death by dangerous to parking), and all traffic commissioner public inquiries and appeals.
The firm also provides a full transport employment service, commercial litigation/dispute resolution as well as general commercial and contractual legal advice.
Our transport law service is designed to offer fast, pro-active and effective solutions, which genuinely meet the needs of those whom we represent. Whatever your problem we will bring extensive experience in the passenger transport and road haulage industry to help you and your transport business.
One of the Oxford Dictionary definitions of an “audit” provides the following: “an official examination of the quality or standard of something” (Emphasis added). This definition bears a particular relevance to the context in which compliance systems auditing is used in commercial vehicle operations. It is not uncommon (and as we explain below, it has […]