Transport Compliance Audits Explained

Transport Compliance Audits Explained

Navigating Compliance: The Importance of Transport Compliance Audits In the dynamic world of transport and logistics, adherence to operator regulations stands as a cornerstone of operational success. At Total Compliance, we recognise the pivotal role of compliance assessments in ensuring your business stays on track. Our expert consultants specialise in road haulage and passenger operations,…

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What is a Vehicle Maintenance Audit?

What is a Vehicle Maintenance Audit

A Vehicle Maintenance Audit involves a structured review of a company’s or organisation’s procedures for maintaining its vehicle fleet. Its main objective is to determine whether vehicles are being appropriately serviced in accordance with manufacturer recommendations, industry norms, and regulatory mandates. In the transport and haulage industries, ensuring the safety and roadworthiness of commercial vehicles…

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What is a Health and Safety Audit?

What is a Health and Safety Audit

According to HSE statistics, there are over 5000 accidents involving workplace transport every year. Approximately 50 of these accidents result in fatalities. The primary causes of these injuries include individuals falling from vehicles or being struck or crushed by them. In response to these alarming figures, the Health and Safety Executive (HSE) has developed guidance…

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What is a Traffic Commissioner Audit?

What is a Traffic Commissioner Audit

Traffic Commissioner audits play a crucial role in ensuring the safety and compliance of commercial vehicle operations across the United Kingdom. As regulatory bodies overseeing the transport industry, Traffic Commissioners are responsible for promoting road safety, fair competition, and adherence to legislation within the sector. In this informative blog, we’ll delve into the purpose, process,…

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Bikeability: A Pathway to a Healthier, Greener, and More Connected Lifestyle

Cycling is a fantastic way to get around, offering a healthy, environmentally friendly, and enjoyable mode of transportation. For children and adults alike, mastering the art of cycling can open up a world of possibilities, from commuting to school or work to exploring new places and enjoying the outdoors. However, learning to ride a bike…

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A Day in the Life of a Transport Consultant (Training)

Saturdays are predominately reserved for Driver CPC and/or FORS training.   Last Saturday saw me delivering Safe Urban Driving Training for a client in Alfreton. This training helps them towards FORS accreditation as well as contributing 7 hours towards the drivers’ 35 hours of periodic training.   I arrived on site 30 minutes prior to…

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Unveiling the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in DVSA Earned Recognition: A Comprehensive Overview

In the realm of DVSA Earned Recognition, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) serve as vital metrics to gauge an operator’s compliance in maintenance and driving activities. These KPIs encompass all records associated with the operator’s licenses included in the scheme, aiming for a thorough evaluation of performance. Let’s delve into the intricacies of DVSA Earned Recognition…

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Demystifying DVSA Earned Recognition Audit Sampling: A Closer Look

In the world of DVSA Earned Recognition, audit sampling plays a crucial role in assessing an operator’s compliance and ensuring the integrity of the program. But how does this sampling process work? In this blog post, we’ll delve into the intricacies of DVSA Earned Recognition audit sampling, shedding light on the areas of measurement and…

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Unlocking Opportunities: Exploring DVSA Earned Recognition’s Extra Modules

DVSA Earned Recognition offers an exciting opportunity for operators to showcase their expertise and meet specific project requirements through additional accreditation modules. These optional modules enable operators to demonstrate their capability and dedication by meeting extra audit standards or providing supplementary information to DVSA. In this blog post, we’ll delve into the world of DVSA’s…

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