Authorised testing facilities (ATFs) could still be left without vehicle test staff as a result of industrial action if talks taking place on Monday 8 June between union Prospect and DVSA chief executive Alastair Peoples do not go well. The union and the government agency are meeting next week to discuss concerns among HGV testing staff employed by the DVSA about the new contracts they are being asked to sign in relation to the introduction of Next Generation Testing (NGT) […]
More annual tests on LGVs were carried out at non-Vosa facilities than at a Vosa facility last year, the agency’s latest Effectiveness Report has shown.
The DVSA’s head of enforcement has hinted that the agency’s flagship earned recognition scheme could go live this year, despite the organisation’s chief executive previously appearing to rule this out.
The DVSA has appointed economist Bridget Rosewell as non-executive chairwoman as the agency prepares to embark on a five-year strategy, focusing on value for money.