The DVSA has outlined a fundamental shift in its approach, which will see it move from a culture of enforcement towards a focus on compliance. Speaking at the Microlise conference in Coventry last week, DVSA’s head of enforcement transformation Caroline Hicks conceeded that the agency’s current procedures, including around 10,000 roadside checks a month, were expensive for both hauliers and the DVSA, intrusive, and not an effective method of reaching the whole industry. A single roadside check, with a supermarket […]
Most authorised testing facilities (ATFs) were unaffected by the strike carried out by Prospect vehicle testing and enforcement staff working for the DVSA earlier this month, the government agency has said.
Up to 150 operators believed to be operating illegally in the London waste sector are to be targeted in a joint operation between the DVSA, Environment Agency (EA) and the Met Police.
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.