Scaffolding company has Operator License suspended

OTT Scaffolding Services Limited have recently been found guilty of seven breaches of Section 26(1) (f) of the Goods Vehicles (Licensing of Operators) Act 1995, resulting in a one month suspension of their Operator License.

The Deputy Traffic Commissioner found that the company had operated vehicles under a license lent by a third party. Vehicles had been observed to be overloaded and were driven without a valid road worthiness certificate.

A request for records relating to maintenance of the vehicles and drivers’ hours compliance was never fulfilled, even after three reminders.

ANPR checks had also proved that the vehicles continued to be used after they were declared to be off the road.

Director Ashley Baker was instructed to attend an Operator Licensing Awareness Training course and advised to comply with regulations.

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