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Warne Transport becomes third operator to lose O-licence for AdBlue cheating this year

The string of hauliers punished this year for using an AdBlue cheat device has continued with the revocation of the licence of Warne Transport.

The written decision of a public inquiry (PI) held in February decided that the O-licence of Paul David Warne, trading as Warne Transport in Little Hulton, Manchester, should be revoked.

North West traffic commissioner (TC) Simon Evans found that the operator is without repute and professional competence. Evans also found that transport manager Peter Roy has lost his good repute and so disqualified him.

The PI resulted directly from an incident where one of Warne’s vehicles was stopped last August and found with an AdBlue emulating device fitted. 

Warne Transport had a licence for six vehicles and six trailers.

After the issue of a prohibition for the AdBlue emulator, a follow-up maintenance investigation had been unsatisfactory. February’s PI was held to consider all these issues found with the operator.

Read the full article on Commerical Motor Magazine