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Lorries exempt from MOT for 3 months

All lorry MOT tests have been suspended from 21st March 2020 for 3 months because of the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak. In most cases your lorry will have been automatically issued a 3-month exemption, and you don’t need to do anything.

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Transport

Managing work-related road risk

Around one third of all road collisions involve someone who is driving for work. And for those of us operating in the scaffolding sector, this is a highly relevant issue to consider. When it comes to injuries, the vast majority

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What’s the value in an audit? Staying complaint…

Compliance is always important. Keeping vehicles in a roadworthy condition is good, not only for business, but for the environment and road safety. Heba Najib from Transport Management Services explains. When an operator considers utilising an audit to verify the

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Transport

Driver hours: are you compliant?

In industries such as construction, where the operative rarely drives for a living, an error in exceeding the allowed driving hours can occur simply because of ‘not being in the know’.  Heba Najib from transport management consultancy GVL Management Limited

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Transport

Non-compliant vehicle operators and the ‘Public Inquiry’

In the previous issue of AccessPoint, we discussed the common mistakes scaffolders make with load securing and the resulting roadside inspection conducted by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency. In this article, Hedy Aghdam from transport management consultancy GVL Management

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