Continuous and effective management is a vital part of your Operator Licence obligations.
Transport Auditing and Compliance Services can assist you in operating a safe, legal and compliant transport operation. We can help you manage your transport obligations more efficiently and effectively.
Operators have an undertaking to comply with various conditions on their O Licence and failure to comply is a criminal offence. These include:
- The laws relating to driving and the use of vehicles are to be observed
- Rules on driving hours must be observed
- Vehicle and trailers must be maintained in a safe and serviceable condition
- Defect reporting must be carried out correctly
- Record keeping must be maintained and available
- Statutory guidance: Traffic commissioners: operating centres, stable establishments and addresses for service 18th January 2022Sets out the requirement to have an operating centre and stable establishment.
- Statutory guidance: Traffic commissioners: transport managers 18th January 2022Sets out the requirements for satisfying professional competence.
- Statutory guidance: Traffic commissioners: finance 18th January 2022Sets out how the requirements for available finance might be met.
- Statutory guidance: Traffic commissioners: good repute and fitness 18th January 2022Sets out the requirements for satisfying good repute or fitness.
- Consultation outcome: Changing the cost of DVSA services for 2021 to 2022 18th January 2022Proposed increases of about 1.5% to fees charged for Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) services, such as theory tests, driving tests and vehicle tests.
- Guidance: DVSA earned recognition: become an authorised audit provider 17th January 2022Apply to become an authorised audit provider for the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) earned recognition scheme, and how to carry out audits.
- Guidance: International road haulage: HGV driver documents 14th January 2022Check which documents you need to carry if you're the driver or a passenger in a lorry or other heavy goods vehicle (HGV) that crosses international borders.
- Guidance: International road haulage permits for some non-EU countries 14th January 2022Apply for permits to travel to or through Belarus, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Morocco, Russia, Tunisia, Turkey and Ukraine, and the rules you have to follow.