What is a Public Inquiry?
A public inquiry is a formal hearing held by a traffic commissioner, or deputy traffic commissioner. The post of traffic commissioner dates back to the 1st January, 1931.
Public inquiries can be held:
- to determine Operator Licence applications;
- to review operating centres (for Goods Operator Licence only);
- for regulatory reasons;
If you need to attend a Public Inquiry, help and support is available with:
- an Operator Licence application;
- changes to an existing Operator Licence;
- operating centre applications or changes;
- regulatory issues (tachograph items, maintenance etc)