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. It said it plans to refocus its efforts on “improving road safety while providing customers with the best possible user experience and ensuring services offer value for money”. A DVSA spokeswoman said the strategy will involve “exploring options that will enable it to recover the costs of enforcement activity taken against vehicles registered outside of […]
The directors of Action Express launched a driver training school last week, with the promise that it will fully fund the training of 100 new drivers with a guaranteed job for those who pass their tests.
The FTA has urged the government not to enforce driving licence checks once paper counterparts are abolished on 8 June, as the proposed online replacement is still not a viable alternative for fleet operators.
The new head of the DVSA has promised that its ‘earned recognition’ scheme will be a huge benefit to operators, “as they will be able to work in a freer way than they can now”.