Chris Powell

Chris Powell

Transport Lawyer at Rothera Sharp Solicitors

Author of the trans.info website - Chris Powell - UK based road transport lawyer providing legal advice and assistance to EU and UK based transport operators. Specialisms include: - vehicle and load seizures by UK customs - criminal defence
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HMRC alcohol, tobacco and vehicle seizures: getting your goods back
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HMRC alcohol, tobacco and vehicle seizures: getting your goods back

Britain: relaxation of maintenance requirements for heavy good vehicles – but strict limitations app
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Britain: relaxation of maintenance requirements for heavy good vehicles – but strict limitations apply

[updated: 21 March] UK government announces the most extensive relaxation of drivers’ hours rules ye
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[updated: 21 March] UK government announces the most extensive relaxation of drivers’ hours rules yet

UK relaxes drivers hours rules in response to Coronavirus outbreak
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UK relaxes drivers hours rules in response to Coronavirus outbreak

DVSA visiting your operating centre? – Here’s what you should expect.
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DVSA visiting your operating centre? – Here’s what you should expect.

UK roadside stops, vehicle immobilisations, fines, and financial deposits. Know your rights!
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UK roadside stops, vehicle immobilisations, fines, and financial deposits. Know your rights!

Driver arrested in the UK? – How to cope with a crisis
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Driver arrested in the UK? – How to cope with a crisis

Heavy fines for hauliers entering the UK who fail to prevent migrant stowaways – and how to appeal
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Heavy fines for hauliers entering the UK who fail to prevent migrant stowaways – and how to appeal

European hauliers facing thousands of pounds in London low emission zone penalties
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European hauliers facing thousands of pounds in London low emission zone penalties

Truck, trailer or load seized by UK customs? Know your rights
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Truck, trailer or load seized by UK customs? Know your rights