By Joanne La Roche, solicitor at Markel Law
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will use Automatic Number Plate Recognition cameras in a trial that will run until April 2020.
Commercial vehicle drivers could be stopped by a Highways England Traffic Officer, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced.
Improvements have been made, but applications take too long and restricted licences should be dropped, say fleets. John Lewis reports
Many attend investigations without letting employers know they are being interviewed. That’s not the best way to address the matter, says senior traffic commissioner
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has begun a crackdown on tyres that are more than 10 years old.
They can be a really useful resource but fleets must manage the process carefully, say experts
"We take complaints seriously; we act”, says John Hix as multiple schemes compete for national supremacy in van and truck accreditation. By Stephen Briers
The FTA looks at the latest issues to affect vans and trucks. Here, it provides guidance on banksman signals and contraflow systems.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced it is checking lorries for emissions cheat devices, with the nationwide rollout of enforcement action.
Despite Brexit, vans of 2.5 tonnes-plus may still have to comply with EU rules, especially when deliveries take them across the border. By Steve Banner
Jaama has launched a new Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) Earned Recognition Scheme module enabling compliance data management.
DAFcheck has been validated by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to provide Earned Recognition compliance.
The Institute of Road Transport Engineers welcomes announcement DVSA will supply more testers, but says only time will tell whether it will be enough.
The DVSA has held the first in a series of round table meetings with trade bodies to address the current challenges faced by the industry at Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs).
DVSA believes Earned Recognition could supersede the need to join the likes of FORS (Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme) and CLOCS (Construction Logistics and Community Safety).
DVSA has target to get 22% of fleets Earned Recognition accredited by 2020, but FTA says more benefits will need to be added to get there.
Jaama has anticipated a boost in business ‘validated IT supplier’ for the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) Earned Recognition Scheme.
Traffic commissioners and the DVSA to crack down on operators using ‘tank is full’ emulators.
The FTA is launching a new service aimed at supporting fleet operators who want to join the DVSA's voluntary Earned Recognition Scheme.