Vosa has unveiled plans to cut the fees charged to authorised testing facilities (ATFs) for vehicle tests, while raising those that apply at its own test stations. The move is intended to apportion costs more fairly between vehicle operators using the two different test routes. Under its new fee proposals, which it has begun consulting on, the Vosa charges applied at ATFs would fall by up to 3%, with fees (excluding VAT) applicable for a two-axle truck falling from £93 […]
Plans by Vosa to begin clamping down on ATF operators who do not meet minimum levels of examiner utilisation or who cancel testing arrangements at short notice are within the scope of the current ATF contract, the agency has insisted in response to criticism over its proposals.
Fewer than 3% of ATF Operators Association (ATFOA) members feel opening their authorised testing facility (ATF) was a ‘very good’ investment, Motortransport.co.uk can reveal.
Both the RHA and FTA have welcomed the news that Vosa and the DSA are to merge into a single government agency from next year.