A.I.M News

Temporary Relaxation – Delivery of Essential Items to Retailers

In response to requests from Industry, the Department for Transport has, pursuant to Article 14(2) of Regulation (EC) No 561/2006, agreed to a temporary and limited urgent relaxation of the enforcement of EU drivers’ hours rules in England, Scotland and Wales for the drivers of vehicles involved in the delivery of food, non-food (personal care […]

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Suspension of Vehicle Testing

The following message is was sent last night to all Authorised Testing Facilities about the suspension of vehicle testing, initially for two days, from today. We understand that you need to have the earliest possible notice of this decision by government and have reproduced the communication from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) below. […]

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Everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards – Woman of the Year 2019 Winner!

A Ripley businesswoman is celebrating after winning a prestigious national award. Allison Kemp was crowned Woman of the Year at the 2019 everywoman in Transport & Logistics Awards. She received the top award at a glittering ceremony held at JW Marriott Grosvenor House in London. A total of 46 finalists from across the UK were […]

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Enterprise Advisor Meeting.

Fantastic meeting this morning. Many local businesses giving up their time to attend a breakfast meeting organised by Year 10 Students of John Flamsteed Community School, I am very proud to be their Enterprise Advisor. Thank you to all involved as the event was a great success. If your business would like to get involved […]

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**Keeping up to Date with Legislation**

As tweeted by the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency on Monday 5th February 2018: “From 5 March 2018, we will fine lorry, bus and coach drivers for every time they’ve broken drivers’ hours rules in the last 28 days. There’s no excuse for driving while tired. The results of falling asleep at the wheel can […]

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Changes to the Issuing of Driver CPC Cards

Driver CPC Cards will no longer be issued immediately. Due to new procedures put in place by DVSA, drivers who now complete 35 hours of Driver CPC training more than 12 months before their deadline will no longer be issued a Driver Qualification Card immediately. It will be sent out to you nearer the time […]

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Ultra Low Emission Zone

London Mayor has confirmed that an Ultra Low Emission Zone will be introduced in central London by 2019, this is a year earlier than originally envisioned. The news came as the London mayor launched a second consultation. For more information, please click the link below. http://www.commercialmotor.com/news/central-london-ulez-be-introduced-2019?utm_source=facebook&utm_medium=dlvrit&utm_campaign=FACEBOOK_%7C_News_CM

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*Tower Bridge Closure*

Tower Bridge is closed to all traffic from Saturday 1st October for three months until Friday 30th December as the City of London Corporation carries out major essential works. The bridge will be closed to all vehicles and cyclists. The diversion routes include southbound along Southwark Bridge and northbound along London Bridge so these routes […]

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Safe Urban Driving Training!

Do you require Safe Urban Driving Training? A.I.M Commercial Services Ltd are running some Safe Urban Driving courses which will be carried out by Fleet Source – the principal training provider for Transport for London. This course will also offer 7 hours towards Driver CPC. If this is something you or your company require please […]

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Update on Publications and Guidance

Keep up to Date! Check out the useful link below which has all of the current Publications and Guidance information on! https://www.gov.uk/government/collections/senior-traffic-commissioners-statutory-guidance-and-statutory-directions

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