Senior Traffic Commissioner Beverley Bell has lambasted Vosa for “not targeting the serially and seriously non-compliant”, and taking the easy route by going after “nice, but incompetent, small operators”. The allegations were made before the Transport Select Committee as part of its on-going inquiry into the work of Vosa back in April, but the full transcript of her evidence was only made public last week ahead of the publication of the Committee’s final report later this month. Bell alleged that […]
Vosa is cracking down on LGV drivers who took their test after September 2009 and are driving illegally because they have not acquired their Initial Driver CPC. Drivers who acquired their LGV licence before September 2009 have until September 2014 to get their Driver CPC, by completing 35 hours of periodic training. Most professional drivers who have taken their first LGV test since September 2009 are required to pass all four modules of the test, and so obtain their Driver […]
ATF Operators Association (AOA) president and Boleyn Transport MD Stephen Smith says he is optimistic plans by Vosa to clamp down on operators of authorised testing facilities can be thwarted, after taking legal advice on the matter.
Proposals for an independent Scotland include a promise to renationalise the Royal Mail, examine a fuel duty regulator and streamline government services including Vosa.