The DfT has confirmed it has no plans to extend the relaxation in enforcement of drivers’ hours rules that has been in effect since late July due to cross-Channel delays arising from industrial action and migrant problems. A 30-day relaxation in enforcement while Operation Stack is in place has been in force since 30 July in response to industrial action at the port of Calais and multiple migrant incidents at the Eurotunnel terminal and the Channel Tunnel in previous weeks. […]
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has been unveiled as the new name for the combined Vosa and Driving Standards Agency (DSA) today (28 November).
UK Mail has declined to say what changes it has made to its operation since staff at one of its depots were shown on television mistreating customer consignments.
Industrial action by Prospect staff working for the DVSA looks set to run and run, after DVSA interim chief executive Paul Satoor said the so-called ‘modernisation of employment contract’ (MEC) at the heart of the matter would not be renegotiated.