The long-standing row over the independence of the traffic commissioners (TCs) from Vosa has been laid to rest with the publication this week of a framework document. The document clearly sets out the roles of the TC, the Department for Transport (DfT) and its agencies. It has been signed by senior TC Beverley Bell and transport minister Mike Penning. The independence row was sparked following a letter from the DfT in late 2010 to the then senior TC Philip Brown, […]
Local authorities across the country will be able to charge utility companies as much as £2,500 a day to work on roads in peak hours from next year.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has been unveiled as the new name for the combined Vosa and Driving Standards Agency (DSA) today (28 November).
There are still 400 longer semi-trailer allocations available, the DfT has said, and operators only have four weeks to apply for them.