The DVSA’s head of enforcement has hinted that the agency’s flagship earned recognition scheme could go live this year, despite the organisation’s chief executive previously appearing to rule this out. Speaking at the Microlise Transport Conference, Gordon Macdonald said the scheme, which was intended to have already been launched, was again being piloted with operators. The pilot will run until autumn of this year. “We envisage going live at some point in autumn,” Macdonald said. At this point, OCRS will […]
Provisional traffic figures released by the DfT show light goods vehicles continued to outstrip other vehicle categories last year in terms of mileage growth.
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.
Talks between DVSA management and Prospect and Public and Commercial Services (PCS) unions at arbitration service ACAS appear to be bearing fruit. Both unions have pledged to suspend all industrial action for the duration of the talks, with DVSA promising not to take disciplinary action against staff who refuse to follow work practices that are in dispute.