The Highways England funded pilot scheme also identified 5,000 overweight vehicles a month.
Trainee LGV drivers have lost almost £200,000 during 2020 as a result of their theory test certificates expiring during the lockdown periods.
Drivers and operators of commercial and public service vehicles are being reminded that tyres aged more than 10 years old fitted to the front-steered axles will be illegal from February 1, 2021.
The outgoing head of the DVSA, Gareth Llewellyn, has called for traffic commissioners to be scrapped and HGV inspections to be overhauled.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is warning fleet operators about seriously defective aftermarket truck brake drums.
Tyres aged ten years and older will be banned from lorries, buses and coaches on roads in England, Scotland and Wales in a boost to road safety.
Barry Proctor Services is backing the Highways England call for road users to ensure they carry out simple safety checks on their vehicles and loads before any journey.
One in every four vans, examined in roadside tests by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), exceeded their maximum payload capacity.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced from July 4, all vehicle approval tests will restart.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) have announced that MOT tests for lorries, buses or trailers will restart from July 4.
With the extension of MOT expiration dates, Volkswagen Commercial Vehicles has complied a list of key checks to help van operators keep vans road legal.
CPC training providers are offering drivers remote training to help fill the gap after coronavirus forced the closure of classroom-based courses.
Coronavirus has forced the DVSA to extend the MOT on vans and other light commercial vehicles (LCVs) for six months.
DVSA says it has plans in place to provide driving tests for critical workers after announcing a three-month suspension.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has suspended MOTs for all heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and public service vehicles (PSVs).
A truck driver has received an eight-month suspended sentence and 200 hours of unpaid work for driving up to 21 hours a day.
Diesel particulate filters (DPFs) that wrongly claimed to be Euro V standard were only approved for Euro IV.
ADLV survery shows demand for DVSA data increase.
New data from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) shows how the annual test is keeping dangerous vehicles off UK roads.
Highways England is joining up with six police forces, the HSE and the DVSA to reduce incidents on the M62 between Liverpool and Hull.