Transport Law

Transport Law Solicitors – Keeping you on the road…

Transport law is wide ranging, complex and often confusing. Rothera Sharp has provided legal services to the road transport industry for almost 80 years and is acknowledged to be a leading practice in this field. We represent HGV and PSV operators and those that run taxis, limousines and fleets of smaller vehicles, as well as ferry operators. Our contacts in the industry, our links with the major trade associations, our countrywide network of agents and our heritage all combine to make us an excellent choice. We can advise on any legal problem likely to be encountered by transport operators and professional drivers.

Our clear understanding of the day-to-day problems affecting transport operators and drivers means that we can provide knowledgeable expert advice and representation. We can assist with issues such as applying for or varying an operator’s licence, the defence of prosecutions, representation at Traffic Commissioner’s public inquiries and driver conduct hearings, conditions of carriage, livestock haulage, waste transport, Environment Agency prosecutions, DVSA investigations, Police interviews, or contractual disputes, to name just a few! Whether a small operator or an international logistics company, we are able to assist your business.

We can also advise your transport managers and directors with regard to their legal responsibilities and the requirements of operator licensing. We can represent vocational drivers with all vehicle and driving offences including drivers’ hours and record keeping, overloading and insecure loads and Construction & Use prosecutions. We can also provide legal representation for your drivers personal motoring offences, such as speeding, drink driving or with mobile phone offences. We are members of the International Road Transport Union’s Legal Assistance Network and among other issues we can help with contesting civil penalties for transportation of clandestine entrants / stowaways, and vehicle seizures or impounding.

Transport Law Solicitors

If you would like further information or wish to arrange advice, contact us now for a free initial consultation, completely without obligation. Call 0800 088 6280 or e-mail Anton Balkitis today or see our dedicated website for further information. You can also follow on Twitter @keepmeontheroad.

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