In the UK economy alone, the road haulage industry is reportedly worth a staggering 74 billion. The success of its economy relies on an efficient road haulage sector and road infrastructure. With over 600,000 Goods Vehicle driving licence holders and over 496,000 commercial vehicles on the roads, the road haulage sector has the difficult task of delivering goods safely to customers, whilst tackling variable road conditions, inevitable congestion and all the while adhering to the strict rules and regulations.
Transport Law is the area of law which permits, regulates, and prohibits the activities of road haulage. The law governing this is highly complex and an increasing number of companies are finding themselves falling foul of these strict regulations.
The tightly regulated licensing regimes are designed to promote road safety compliance to the reported 2.2 million people working in the haulage industry. The key to success and longevity in the road haulage, for both business operator and the professional driver is compliance.
Transport Law Specialists
At Farleys, our transport law solicitors provide both business and private clients with clear, easy to understand advice on the complexities of UK transport law. We provide legal advice, defence, and representation to operators of a wide range of goods and passenger vehicles
Whether you are a small operator in the haulage industry or an international logistics company, Farleys Solicitors are able help and advise you and your business, from initial licensing applications and beyond.
• Operators licence applications, renewals, changes and appeals
• Public Inquiry representation
• DVSA enforcement action & advice on Operators Compliance Risk Score
• Motoring and criminal driving offences
• Transport Managers – reducing your workload
Commercial Legal Advice for the Transport and Haulage Industry
Our solicitors understand the risks and challenges that haulage businesses and the road transport sector face, therefore we combine the expertise of some of our core practice areas including commercial, corporate and property, alongside our industry knowledge to provide proactive, commercially focussed advice to businesses operating in the transport sector.
Our team can provide comprehensive, multi-disciplinary legal services to the transport sector including:
- Commercial Contracts
- Commercial Property
- Commercial Litigation
- Debt Recovery
- Employment Advice
- Environmental Law
- Insolvency / Corporate Recovery