Road Transport & Logistics

Smoking in Vehicles Law Change

Just over a year ago, we published an article regarding the government consultation on smoking in private vehicles carrying children . Fast forward to the present and the changes are set to come into force from today. For those unaware of this new regime, we have put together a brief summary of the...

Uber - Employee Rights and Regulatory Issues

Uber, the taxi app, is facing legal action in the UK over the treatment of its drivers. The GMB union is bringing a case on the basis that Uber does not provide its drivers with basic workers’ rights such as minimum wage, paid holiday or rest breaks. Uber argue that its drivers are not entitled to...

Ready, Steady, Go – If Legal, Of Course

Today marks the 101 st anniversary of the first electric traffic light being installed and the Telegraph has written an interesting article regarding its origins. Trainee Solicitor, Nathan Taylor-Allkins, who will join the Crime and Regulatory department as a newly qualified solicitor in September...

Driving licence checks

On 8th June 2015, the counterpart driving licence was abolished. This made way for an online system for employers, car hire companies and individuals to check a driving licence. Road transport solicitor Mike Hayward provides an update. A driver can provide consent to a third party to check their...

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