The 1st March 2018 marked the anniversary of the increase in severity of fixed penalties for using a mobile phone while driving, increasing this from three points and a £100 fine to six points and a £200 fine. Since then more than 26,000 motorists have been caught driving whilst using a mobile phone, and of […]
Transport & Regulatory Law Solicitors
Welcome to Pellys Transport & Regulatory Law, specialist transport lawyers and legal advisers to the coach & bus, haulage and private hire industry for over 30 years.
We are a niche road transport firm with thirty plus years of 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 (coach & bus, HGV, hackney carriage, private hire 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 employment service, commercial litigation/dispute resolution as well as general commercial and contractual advice.
Our 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 business.
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Following a legal challenge from the Bus and Coach Association, the Department for Transport opened a consultation on 8th February 2018 on the scope and use of Section 19 and Section 22 permits. Sections 19 & 22 of the Transport Act 1985 permit organisations which operate on a not-for-profit basis to obtain permits exempting them […]