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Changes to Sentencing Rules for Dangerous Driving Offences – Life Sentences from 28th June 2022

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Road traffic accidents can be difficult, traumatic experiences for all involved, especially if there is an accusation that the driver causing the accident was “under the influence” when the accident happened.  In recent years the police and Government have had a growing concern over the number of traffic offences that lead to death in which […]

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Latest Update to Traffic Commissioner Guidance – 12th April 2022

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Here is the latest round up of updates from the Traffic Commissioners’ Office: The series of amendments published on 12th April 2022 incorporate the new regulations on Light Goods Vehicles (LGV’s) across the Traffic Commissioners’ Guidance documents.  Specifically they deal with how the traffic commissioners should approach the licensing of light goods vehicles and how […]

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Compliance Audits – the value in getting them right and the risk in getting them wrong

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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 […]

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