Three out of every four HGVs checked at the roadside in Northern Ireland in the year to the end of March were found to be roadworthy and not committing any serious traffic offences, a new compliance report from the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) has shown. Of 633 commercial vehicles over 3.5 tonnes GVW stopped during the year at roadside checks, 77.3% were without any serious non-compliance issues while 64.6% were without even minor defects or traffic offences. In terms […]
A rejig of government departments in Northern Ireland has seen the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) brought within the remit of the Department for Infrastructure.
Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell has welcomed the DfT pledge to make greater use of the Compliance Forum in influencing Vosa enforcement policy.
The Irish Road Haulage Association (IRHA) has repeated its call for an exemption from the HGV Road User Levy for ROI hauliers on Northern Ireland roads.