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Operator’s Licence retained at Public Inquiry

Richard Dawson was instructed by Kathryn Lucas at The Environment Practice to represent both the Operator and the Transport Manager of a livestock haulage company, who had been called to Public Inquiry. In both cases, the Traffic Commissioner was persuaded that there should be no loss of repute or, in…Read more

Driver cleared of wrongdoing on re-trial – case stopped at half-time

A driver, FE, was cleared of wrongdoing after pulling across the path of an oncoming motorcycle, whose rider was tragically killed in the ensuing collision. In what was to be her final Jury trial before retirement, a Judge in Preston, who had presided over the original trial, ruled that there…Read more

Success before the Traffic Commissioner for Richard Dawson & Weightmans

Richard Dawson defending, retained the Operator’s Licence for a prominent recycling firm in circumstances where a number of shortcomings had been identified and revocation of the O Licence was a real possibility. Historic administrative failures in updating records with the Office of the Traffic Commissioner led to the calling of…Read more