Vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) could be disrupted tomorrow (20 November), after union Prospect confirmed many of its 580 members within the DVSA will be out on strike. The three-hour strike, set to begin at 8am, comprises both vehicle testing and roadside enforcement staff. Prospect negotiations officer Helen Stevens told Motortransport.co.uk today that a last-ditch meeting with DVSA on Monday had failed to change anything in the long-running dispute. This centres around the pay and conditions that […]
Around 2,000 drivers and warehouse staff across three Tesco DCs could be taking strike action in the run-up to Christmas, after union Unite began balloting them following what it described as a “pitiful” pay offer by the retailer.
The Transport Select Committee has raised concerns about Vosa’s enforcement focus, the rapid introduction of ATFs, and its seemingly dysfunctional relationship with traffic commissioners (TCs).