Stephensons has specialist knowledge in the field of road transport law. Our road transport solicitors advise and defend operators of goods and passenger vehicles (HGVs, LGVs, PSVs and PCVs). For free initial advice 24/7 with specialist road transport solicitors call us on: 0845 00 20736.
Stephensons is recognised by both the Road Haulage Association and Freight Transport Association and is recommended by the Legal 500. Our solicitors deal with the full range of legal matters faced by operators and drivers alike. Our clients range from independent owner/drivers to large international haulage companies and coach operators. Our team has excellent working relationships with leading experts and consultants within the transport sector.
Our solicitors regularly appear at court representing operators and drivers facing prosecution, by the Police or by VOSA, for the full range of transport offences. These include drivers’ hours offences, operator’s licence offences, overloading and construction and use offences, careless and dangerous driving, and offences arising out of fatal collisions. Our solicitors also have specialist experience of defending large-scale conspiracy cases, for example conspiracy to falsify drivers’ hours records.
Our solicitors also regularly at proceedings before the Traffic Commissioner, including Public Inquiries and Driver Conduct Hearings. Our solicitors assist clients applying for operator’s licences and also those facing regulatory action.
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