The MD of Tuffnells Parcels Express has said the company takes any instances of non-compliance with the drivers’ hours rules very seriously after three of its drivers admitted falsifying tachograph records. Drivers Arkadiusz Jerzy Baranowski, Graham Andrews and Gary James Edginton were prosecuted following a DVSA investigation into alleged offences at the operator’s depot in Cullompton, Devon. Baranowski, of Tiverton, was sentenced to eight months in prison, suspended for 12 months, after admitting 15 offences of creating false drivers’ hours […]
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) – also still known separately as the Driving Standards Agency and Vosa – has said it is not surprised that under 10% of respondents to its recent Driver CPC consultation felt the new qualification had significantly improved road safety.
Pressure is mounting on the DVSA management to return to the negotiating table with a second union pledging to escalate strike action across DVSA centres this week.