Road Transport Law & Haulage Solicitors
At Kang & Co Solicitors we have an experienced team of Solicitors and Barristers that provide advice and assistance in Road Transport Law and Haulage Cases.
Our specialist road transport law and haulage solicitors understand the needs of the haulage industry and can provide you or your business with solutions to all road transport law issues.
Our Solicitors and Barristers appreciate that retaining your operator’s licence is crucial for your business and we can provide the right legal advice and assistance to minimise any operational issues. If you or your business are experiencing any Road Transport Law issues, contact our team on 0345 222 9955 or send us a message via the Kang & Co Solicitors Contact Page
- Criminal prosecutions in the Magistrates’ Court / Crown Court
- Police Interviews
- Representation at the Traffic Commissioner’s public inquiries
- DVSA (VOSA) Prosecutions
- Regulatory Vehicle Offences
- HGV load infringements
- Vehicle condition infringements
- Tachograph infringements
- Appeals to the Transport Tribunal
- Operator licencing
- Uninsured claims
- Enforcement and fixed penalties
- Road traffic accidents
- Fatal injuries
- General Road Transport advice
- Driver Conduct Hearings
Transport Law Solicitors for Public Inquiries
If you or your business is called to appear before the Traffic Commissioner, it is crucial that you contact one of our transport law solicitors for a professional opinion about the case as soon as possible.
A Public Inquiries before the Traffic Commissioner can be called for several reasons however, they are usually called for one of the following reasons:
- Considering the Grant of a new Operators Licence
- Assessment of appropriate financial standing of the Operator
- Consideration of disciplinary action against the Operator or Transport Manager
Traffic Commissioners have the power to;
- Restrict your Operators Licence
- Attach stipulations to your Operators Licence
- Suspend your Operators Licence
- Remove your Operators Licence
- Disqualifying individuals from applying for an Operators Licence
Traffic Commissioners possess the power to declare that an individual does not meet the requirements to be a Transport Manager. This could have a detrimental impact upon the operators ability to adhere to the terms of the licence.
The outcome of a hearing before a Transport Commissioner will have a long-lasting impact upon the future of the business and sustainability of the business, even if the main function of your business is not transport. Manufactures that possess their own fleet of HGV’s could find themselves unable to distribute their product if the outcome of the Public Inquiry is negative. Given what is potentially at risk, it is important to instruct lawyers that have considerable experience within the are of law.
Transport Law Solicitors for Driver Conduct Hearings
The Traffic Commissioner also regulates the issue and continued retention of LGV & PSV Licences. The power available to the Traffic Commissioner includes:
- Suspension of licences
- Revocation of licences
A suspension of a LGV or PSV licence is often dealt with by post in circumstances where a vehicle driver has been disqualified from driving by the Magistrates’ or Crown Court.
The Traffic Commissioner will often extend that disqualification be several weeks in order that when the driver receives his car driving licence back, the driver has sufficient time to become familiar with driving a car before again driving an LGV or PSV.
In a situation where a LGV or PSV licence is suspended via post, the driver can make written submissions to the Traffic Commissioner or alternatively a Driver Conduct Hearing can be requested. Our solicitors and barrister has assist with such matters as necessary.
Why Instruct Kang & Co Haulage Law and Road Transport Law Solicitors
If you are subject to a public inquiry by the Office of the Traffic Commissioner, it is essential for you to be represented by a specialist transport law solicitor or barrister. As a law firm regulated by the SRA, we are part of a regulated profession, unlike transport consultants. The solicitors and barristers at Kang & Co are experienced advocates and have developed their skills of persuasion and cross-examination in the Magistrates’ Court and Crown Court over several decades. The submissions made by the qualified and experienced lawyers at Kang & Co carry more weight in Court as opposed to those from other types of representatives.
Taking the right expert advice from the outset is crucial to protect yourself and your business from issues which could result in long-term problems. Kang & Co Solicitors is a specialist law firm that provides the right legal advice to ensure the best possible outcome. Call our team of Road Transport & Haulage lawyers on 0345 222 9955.