Vosa has confirmed it is planning to significantly increase its enforcement effort on vans. Speaking at the recent FTA Van Excellence Conference, Vosa head of enforcement policy Gordon Macdonald said the agency was “determined to improve van operational standards”. He added that it “makes no secret of its intention to significantly ramp up the number of roadside inspections and other enforcement activity”. A spokesman for Vosa subsequently confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk that the increase in van enforcement would include 20 additional […]
The FTA has accused the London Assembly of “not thinking things through” after its Transport Committee called for a cut in LCV traffic in the capital, just months after it demanded a ban on HGV traffic in the rush hour.
Container hauliers may soon find themselves being brought to book less frequently for being inadvertently overloaded, following a new EC proposal to tighten up on the declared weights on shipping containers.
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.