Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain

Publications explaining the legal basis and the way traffic commissioners will approach the exercise of their statutory functions.

Traffic commissioners licence and regulate:

  • heavy goods vehicle (HGV) operators
  • public service vehicle (PSV) operators
  • large good vehicle (LGV) vocational drivers
  • passenger-carrying vehicle (PCV) vocational drivers

in England, Scotland and Wales.

These documents explain the legal basis and the way traffic commissioners will approach the exercise of their statutory functions.

Published 14 December 2015
Last updated 17 March 2020 — see all updates

Senior Traffic Commissioner's Statutory Documents

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Introduction: November 2018

1: Good repute and fitness, March 2019

2: Finance, November 2019

3: Transport Managers

4: Operating centres, stable establishments and addresses for service, November 2018

5: Legal entities, November 2018

6: Vocational driver conduct, January 2016

7: Impounding, November 2018

8: Delegation of authority, November 2018

9: Case Management

10: The principles of decision making and the concept of proportionality

11: Format of Decisions November 2018

12: Appeals, November 2018

13: Small PSV operations (including limousines and novelty vehicles)

14: Local bus services in England (outside London) and Wales