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FTTC WELCOMES SENIOR CONSULTANT JACK EVANS

Foster Tachographs and Transport Compliance are very pleased to announce that Jack Evans will be joining us as a Senior Consultant. Foster Tachographs and Transport Compliance is proud to announce and welcome Jack Evans as the Company’s Senior Consultant. Jack will be responsible for representing you at Court, Public Enquiry and the

By |2019-04-17T13:43:45+01:00June 15th, 2018|Press Release|0 Comments

COMPLIANCE UPDATE ISSUE 02-20171025

We are pleased to send you the second issue of our Compliance Update, looking to keep you informed of current practices and expectations of professional Operators within the United Kingdom.  In the latest edition, we provide the latest views of two of the Traffic Commissioners, an update on the enforcement of regular weekly

By |2019-06-14T12:21:47+01:00October 25th, 2017|Compliance Updates|0 Comments

PERIODS OF AVAILABILITY EXPLAINED

Periods of availability (PoA) continue to cause consternation and confusion in the transport industry. When the Working Time Directive was introduced through Directive 2002/15/EC in April 2005, the various modes were defined in the regulations and it was thought that the confusion drivers have long faced as to what mode to use would be

By |2019-06-14T12:08:38+01:00October 10th, 2017|FTTC Articles|0 Comments

COMPLIANCE UPDATE ISSUE 01-20171009

Having worked with you previously, here is our latest update relating to Road Safety Compliance from Foster Tachographs and Transport Compliance.   Do you review systems following convictions? If not, your license is at risk Failure to Review Convictions Leads to Loss of License In the latest news from the Office of the

By |2019-06-14T12:19:28+01:00October 9th, 2017|Compliance Updates|0 Comments

TACHOGRAPHS – AN UPDATE ON EU REGULATION

It is said that over time things change. Tachographs and technology have certainly changed, at pace, over the last 9 years, although not as fast as mobile phones, tablets and computers have evolved. Indeed, to some degree, digital tachographs still languish in the dark ages.  THE APPROVAL AND AUDITING OF FITTERS, WORKSHOPS

By |2019-06-14T12:24:45+01:00September 19th, 2015|FTTC Articles|0 Comments

BRITISH DOMESTIC HOURS RULES – THE DETAILS AND THE DANGERS

The British Domestic Hours Rules, unfortunately, are not straightforward, particularly when variables are added. Therefore, in this article, we have concentrated on certain specific areas where common failures occur. When considering the Rules, it is better for drivers, and the operator, to consider the basics of the subject area before delving into those areas

By |2019-06-14T12:28:48+01:00September 9th, 2015|FTTC Articles|0 Comments

POSITIVE RESULT FOR HOWARD SNAITH COACHES

Foster Tachographs Limited are pleased to publish a press release from our clients Howard Snaith Coaches which confirms the outcome of a lengthy court case following an investigation which started approximately four years ago. The operator always denied the allegation of conspiracy and we are pleased for them and a number of their

By |2019-04-17T13:42:17+01:00March 15th, 2015|Press Release|0 Comments

WEEKLY REST PERIODS EXPLAINED

The scenario is relevant to both the road haulage and PCV industry, as the same principles apply when planning the routes and work associated with collection and carriage of cargo or passengers. The question that was received is provided below. Question We are having an issue with a driver with respect to his planned

By |2019-06-14T12:32:20+01:00October 8th, 2014|FTTC Articles|0 Comments

TACHOGRAPHS — MODE USE AND MISUSE

Since the introduction of the compulsory use of tachographs in the United Kingdom on 1 January 1982 (adoption of EC Regulation 1463/70) there has long been confusion, dispute and errors in the use, misunderstanding and, in some cases, blatant deliberate misuse of the drivers’ work mode on the records produced. There should never have

By |2019-06-14T12:32:57+01:00July 1st, 2014|FTTC Articles|0 Comments