When you were issued with your operator licence, you signed and agreed to abide by the undertakings below. Not doing so can result in serious consequences.
Have a read of the below, and if there are any that you don’t believe you are managing correctly, then you need to give us a call!
Your transport manager will also have certain undertakings. This is the same for external and internal TM’s.
There are statutory documents released by the Traffic Commissioners which a great tool to keep up to date with, because this is what the Office of the Traffic Commissioner expects.
All applicants have to meet a set out criteria as follows:
An operator must also tell the Traffic Commissioner of all notifiable offences. This is included in the GV79 (Application for HGV Operator Licence). This will include such as the director of the company to the licence holder and others specified such as the nominated transport manager as well. There are guides to each of the forms so they can be filled out in full and competently. If not then they will be sent back or rejected due to incorrect information. Having to amend an application will prolong an already long process in applying for an operator licence. We at Bridge Transport Management do offer guidance to apply for an operator licence for a fixed fee. An interim licence can be applied for but you cannot operate just because you have applied for an interim, your interim must be granted before you begin to operate. The fixed fees for application are as below (these do not include application costs to the OTC (Office of the Traffic Commissioner)
*£50 per month fee applies to all applications including free application offer upon the confirmation of the Traffic Commissioners decision on the application*