Office of the Traffic CommissionerEvery year, the traffic commissioners publish their annual report. You may have read their most recent report, which covers 2017/18.

As part of their commitment to transparency, the commissioners publish statistics on their licensing and regulatory work.

Below are some of the interesting figures from 2017/18.

Goods & PSV operators

  • Licences held: 72,547 goods / 8756 PSV
  • Vehicles: 378,476 goods / 95,634 PSV discs issued
  • Applications: 11,714 goods / 1231 PSV
  • Public inquiries (non compliance): 810 goods / 181 PSV
  • Licences revoked: 261 goods / 86 PSV
  • Licences suspended: 104 goods / 11 PSV
  • Operator disqualifications: 82 goods / 28 PSV
  • Transport manager disqualifications: 105 goods / 39 PSV

Drivers

  • Vocational licence applications refused: 2798
  • Vocational licences revoked: 262
  • Vocational licences suspended: 838
  • Drivers called to conduct hearing: 3290

Cases closed: 21,222

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