Quicker action against O-Licences, thanks to digital

first_imgWith the start of digital-only O-Licence applications this month, bring to an end paper applications, the Traffic Commissioners (TCs) are clamping down on operators whose businesses have faced financial difficulty, but failed to tell the TC.A new link between Companies House and the O-Licencing now automatically identifies dissolved companies, as well as those in liquidation.Changes to a company’s status are shared with the Office of the Traffic Commissioner, prompting regulatory intervention.In the last six months, 750 limited companies holding passenger or goods O-Licences have been identified as dissolved or in liquidation.Revocation is already underway for 600 of these cases, with the remaining licences being reviewed.In the guidance on legal entities, the Senior TC says: “It is a condition of a standard licence for operators to inform the TC with 28 days of any change in the name or legal form of the undertaking and the address of establishment.”last_img read more

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@nascarcasm and Steve Luvender’s Twitter advanced search scavenger hunt

first_imgWhat is your favorite thing to do on Twitter?You’re probably saying to yourself, “Correcting people’s grammar in order to give myself an air of superiority.” The correct answer should have been, “Searching for old, bizarre tweets from NASCAR drivers.”Oh, there are some great ones.You see, like you and I, drivers had to learn Twitter, and the learning process provided some really good, head-scratching tweets. That’s why we’ve decided to offer you a chance to sift through them yourself.Introducing the NASCAR Twitter Advanced Search Scavenger Hunt. It’s very simple.• Access Twitter’s advanced search feature here -> https://twitter.com/search-advanced• Using the various search fields, see if you can track down the following tweetsFind a tweet that covers each of the following:• A one-word tweet from any driver• A tweet from a driver that did not age well• A tweet from a young driver experiencing issues in the airplane restroom due to turbulence• An old tweet from Landon Cassill where he sounds especially emo• A tweet from a driver complaining about his wife’s snoring• A tweet from a now part-time driver throwing vicious shade at a certain football team from Chicago• A tweet with a picture taken from inside the race car that isn’t from Brad Keselowski• A tweet from a young driver that screams “I AM A MILLENNIAL”• A tweet from a driver that is badly ratio’d• A tweet from a driver that literally makes no sense whatsoever• A tweet that was obviously sent by their PR person but not marked with “-PR”• Obvious pocket tweet that was never deleted• A tweet where a driver is humblebragging about backstage passes or some other form of VIP treatment• A tweet where the driver is desperately asking followers for some form of technical support• A tweet from Dale Jr. that is more than one day old that has fewer than 500 likes.Once you find them, take a screenshot and send them to us on Twitter.Happy searching!last_img read more

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Praxair reports fourth-quarter and full-year 2010 results

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Ministry of Environment issued BC Hydro five Environmental Assessment Orders at Site C last year

first_imgVICTORIA, B.C. — The BC Ministry of Environment has released a summary of environmental enforcement actions that were taken during the final three quarters of 2016.In the last nine months of 2016, the Ministry issued: 33 orders, 247 administrative sanctions, 1,922 tickets, 8 administrative penalties, and 39 court convictions. These enforcements resulted in a total of over $630,000 in penalties. Examples of violations include hunting and fishing without a licence, open burning out of season and introducing waste into the environment.One of the highlights in the Ministry’s summary was that BC Hydro was issued five orders under the Environmental Assessment Act for failing to meet the requirements of its Environmental Assessment Certificate with respect to the Site C project. Three of the orders occurred during the second quarter, while the other two happened in the final three months of 2016. The five orders read as follows:An Order to Remedy was issued to address the failure to adhere to measures to control runoff water and sediment in and adjacent to a ravine during the construction of the Site C Clean Energy Project, near Fort St. John.An Order to Remedy was issued to address the failure to adhere to measures to properly segregate and dispose of recyclables and waste material during the construction of the Site C Clean Energy Project, near Fort St John.An Order to Remedy was issued to address non-compliance with the requirement to implement measures to control and clean up leaks and spills of hydrocarbon material during the construction of the Site C Clean Energy Project, near Fort St. John.An Order to Remedy was issued to address the failure to implement measures to minimize adverse effects to amphibians on and about the roads servicing the Site C Clean Energy Project site, near Fort St. John.An Order to Remedy was issued to address the non-compliance with the requirement to monitor water quality in potentially affected wells twice per year, for a period of 10 years, from the outset of construction of the Site C Clean Energy Project, near Fort St. John.- Advertisement –last_img read more

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