Fleet, Transport & Haulage

Andrew & Co Solicitors have the unique combination of business and motor law experience to help commercial transporters and haulage companies manage all their legal affairs.

Led by Michael Pace, a former police officer with decades of experience in traffic law, we represent a range of clients including local owner drivers, fleet operators and multi-national haulage companies as well as coach operators.

Understanding Your Industry

Commercial road transport companies must comply with a vast array of ever-changing regulations, derived from both the UK and EU.  

Taking a vehicle or driver off the road can be an expensive costly problem for your business, we always aim to work with you to find the best and most sensible commercial solution in order for you organisation to work as efficiently as possible.

We understand that breaches of certain regulations can significantly affect your ability to meet your customers’ needs and expectations.  Working alongside expert barristers in the field, we can represent your organisation or staff in the Magistrate’s or Crown Courts as well as before the Traffic Commissioner.

Fleet, Transport & Haulage Law

Our services include:

  • Accident investigation
  • Advising on criminal matters such as:
    • Dangerous driving
    • Disqualification
    • Drink driving
    • Drug driving
    • Insurance offences
    • Manslaughter
    • Speeding offences
    • Mobile phone & Computer use
  • Advising on regulatory offences such as:
    • Excessive hours
    • Log books
    • Overloading
    • Operators Licence
  • Agricultural vehicle offences
  • Construction and use
  • DVSA Investigations
  • Employees driving on business use, using both personal and fleet vehicles
  • Health & safety advice
  • Personal driving offences/issues
  • Representation at court
  • Traffic commissioner public inquiries

The Right Advice

Michael and his team can provide you with the best legal advice available for your particular situation.  We can act swiftly to mitigate any commercial and/or reputational damage resulting from a regulatory breach or criminal prosecution. We will also ensure your commercial contracts and compliance requirements are up-to-date and protect your interests.

To speak to Michael, please contact him on 01522 781466 or email michael.pace@andrew-solicitors.co.uk.  All enquiries will be treated in the strictest confidence.