Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain publish 2021-22 Annual Report​

On 19th July 2022 The Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain published their Annual Report for 2021 to 2022. The commissioners give updates on their strategic objectives to 2023 and assess the longer-term impact of the pandemic.

The report tackles issues such as:

  • Entrants to the Road Haulage Industry
  • The Decision-Making Process
  • Certificates of Professional Competence (CPC)
  • Load Security
  • Maintenance
  • Traction Only Services
  • Driver Welfare

These include key current issues such as driver shortages and the upcoming legislation on LGVs between 2.5 and 3.5 tonnes. Also detailed in the report are business recovery, legislative changes, local bus services, better targeted regulation and supporting compliant businesses.

The Annual Report also includes statistics relating to the licensing and regulatory activities. The data acknowledges the achievements of the commissioners and their assistance during the year, notably:

  • 15,748 operator licence applications and variations processed
  • 14,551 local bus registrations processed
  • 1392 public inquiries determined
  • 309 preliminary hearings held
  • 57 Senior Team Leader (STL) interviews held
  • 13,654 vocational driver cases closed