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. The DVA and its functions, which include goods vehicle enforcement, licensing, and vehicle testing, will be overseen by the newly-created department. It formerly came under the Department of the Environment. The Department for Infrastructure was created as part of the Northern Irish government’s Fresh Start Agreement, which involved restructuring government departments and reducing them from 12 […]
A shortage of suitable subcontractors contributed to a squeeze on margins at automotive logistics specialist Brit European Transport in its last financial year.
The number of HGV driving licence tests taken and passed surged in the year to 31 March 2016.
The chancellor has ignored calls to introduce a training fund to tackle the chronic shortage of HGV drivers in today’s Autumn Statement.