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Batched on Site Association News

January Newsletter - BSA Advice

Welcome to our January newsletter where we look at Important Information for Hauliers Moving Goods to the EU from 1st January 2021 and much more.

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November Newsletter - BSA Advice

Welcome to our November newsletter where we look at COVID-19 Advice, proposed law changes to using a mobile phone whilst driving and much more.

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September Newsletter - BSA Advice

Welcome to our September newsletter where we look at a new announcement from the DVSA, changes to EU driving rules and much more.

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New Statutory Guidance issued by Traffic Commissioner

On 17 March 2020, the Senior Traffic Commissioner issued a Statutory Document setting out the approach that traffic commissioners will adopt in response to the COVID-19 outbreak in Great Britain.

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COVID-19 - HGV testing suspended

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the DVSA has suspended testing all HGV’s, trailers and PSV’s for up to 3 months.

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Response to Covid 19 Advice for Operators – 20 March 2020

On 20 March 2020, the OTC released advice for operators as a result of the Covid 19 outbreak.

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New HGV vision standards coming to London

From 26 October 2020, the Direct Vision Standard (DVS) scheme will require HGVs over 12 tonnes entering or operating in London to have a safety permit.  The scheme is being introduced by Transport for London (TfL) and will require all HGVs over 12 tonnes to get a safety permit to enter or operate in Greater […]

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concrete 4 u

Concrete4U – Changing with the times

When Concrete4U joined the Batched on Site Association it was as a way of meeting other operators, learning and sharing best practice and operating to a higher standard. As we have a fleet of tippers, our volumetric vehicles were already going through routine inspections and MOTs and all our drivers had class 2 licences. Signing […]

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Simple Mistakes Operator’s Licence Holders Make

We come across simple mistakes, some administrative in nature, that licence holders make.  They are, in no particular order, as follows: An Operator may hire a vehicle, perhaps on a long term contract, but the maintenance on that vehicle is undertaken by the owner of the vehicle.  Strictly speaking, the Operator should inform the traffic […]

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BSA Members Update, December 2018

On 12 November 2018, members of the committee and advisor, Mark Kerr, met with Department for Transport officials, Duncan Price and Francis Jackson, in London.   The BSA has now received the written representations of the MPA, RHA and SMMT sent to the DfT with regards to the consultation in December 2017.  They were requested […]

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