Expert Legal Advisers to the Road Transport
Industry for over 30 Years

Transport & Regulatory Law Solicitors

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.

To contact our transport & regulatory law solicitors now click here or call us on 01279 818280.

New Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness – what it means to Operators

The DVSA’s updated Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness was released in April 2018.  At the time of it’s release there were a reported 73,458 goods vehicle operator’s licenses and 8,836 bus and coach operator’s licences in circulation.  What that should mean is that over 80,000 copies of the newly updated guide ought to have been downloaded […]

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Trojan Horse or new Era for Safety Compliance?

The DVSA’s (relatively) new Earned Recognition Scheme is being promoted within the Traffic Commissioners’ Annual Report as a way to improve road safety by taking “open and trustworthy operators” off the DVSA’s radar, thereby allowing them extra time and resources to focus on the “high-risk” operators. The Scheme is billed as a new way for […]

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