To Transport Regulations
To the trainers
To the participants
Objectives of the session:
Understand the importance of compliance in the transport industry.
Identify key transport regulations and standards.
Recognise the role of operators and transport managers in ensuring compliance.
An overview of the topics to be covered in the session.
Importance of Compliance
Key Transport Regulations
Roles and Responsibilities
Compliance in the context of the transport industry.
The consequences of non-compliance (e.g., fines, accidents, reputation damage).
Major regulations and standards relevant to the industry.
Specific regulations that you should be aware of.
Brief overview of each regulation
Roles and responsibilities of operators and transport managers in ensuring compliance.
The importance of communication and cooperation.
The important of record keeping and transparency.
keep vehicles taxed, insured and in MOT
check that drivers have the right licence to drive HGVs
keep vehicles and trailers roadworthy and not overload them
obey the drivers’ hours and tachograph rules
make sure that drivers do a daily walk-round check of the vehicle (recorded in writing) before starting to drive
keep vehicle maintenance and driver-check records for 15 months
not operate more than the maximum number of vehicles stated on the licence
operate only from the operating centre(s) stated on the licence
tell the Traffic Commissioner within 28 days, about:
any convictions of the licence holder or their staff
a change in maintenance arrangements
a planned change in entity
a change in financial status
Real-world example of a compliance issue in the transport industry.
Discuss how compliance could have prevented the issue.
Multiple-choice questions to test understanding of the material covered
Questions and discussions among participants.
Clarify any doubts or concerns.
The key takeaways from the session.