Important operator’s licence and testing changes from 1 September 2018

Changes we have flagged up in earlier posts this year are now in force through the Goods and Motor Vehicles (Miscellaneous Amendments) Regulations 2018 and make the following changes:Important change to existing exemptionGoo...

Shortage of radiologists is causing delays for patients in UK

A shortage of senior radiologists around the UK is causing delays for patients, and affecting cancer and other medical care. Radiologists' leaders say the situation is unacceptable and must be tackled by ministers. Figures su...

Vehicle automation: Remote control parking to be permitted from June 2018

Changes in vehicle technology mean changes in the existing law must often be made. Otherwise drivers cannot lawfully use vehicles with that new technology. The development of automation means very many changes will have to t...

Driving a larger vehicle on your Cat B (‘car’) driving licence

Soon it may be possible to drive vans up to 4.25 tonnes maximum authorised mass (mam) on a Category B driving licence – but only if they are alternatively-fuelled. Currently 3.5 tonnes is the limit for that type of licence.&n...