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Burflex vehicle investment strengthens expansion push

Burflex Scaffolding New Trucks

Hull based Burflex (Scaffolding) Ltd. (Burflex) has recently splashed the cash and invested around £1 million in twelve Range D26 wide 6x2 Renault trucks. The new trucks, which were specified to Burflex’s requirements, join the existing fleet of over 70 vehicles in the Burflex fleet; the company invested in 47 Renault Kangoo vans in 2015. “Investment in the company is a...

Betchworth Firm Refused Permission To Run HGV’S

Licence bid turned down after scaffolder shows “insufficient respect” for law A Betchworth scaffolder who had “insufficient respect” for the law on the operation of vehicles has been refused permission to run HGVs. London and South East Traffic Commissioner, Nick Denton, said he could not trust Daniel Lippett to run a compliant operation. The regulator’s decision to refuse Mr Lippett’s two vehicle application comes after a...

Traffic Commissioner finds Scaffolder ‘unfit’ to hold an operator’s licence

Regulator finds Gravesend scaffolder "entirely unfit" to hold an operator’s licence. A Gravesend scaffolder’s contempt for the law and public safety has led the region’s Traffic Commissioner to refuse his application to run commercial vehicles. Anthony  Graves,  who  applied  for  a  licence to run vehicles from Albion Parade  in  Gravesend, was described as “entirely  unfit” to hold an operator’s licence by industry regulator, Nick Denton. The Traffic Commissioner...

DVSA announce a move of culture to operator compliance

Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced a fundamental shift in its approach that will affect all operators. At a conference in Coventry back in May the DVSA's head of enforcement transformation, Caroline Hicks, announced that DVSA has outlined a fundamental shift in its approach, which will see it move from a culture of enforcement towards a focus on...


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