The Driving Standards Agency has said it “is not currently seeking” to increase the number of third party sites that carry out vocational driving tests. A spokeswoman for the agency confirmed to Motortransport.co.uk recently that 10.5% of LGV driving tests were now being conducted at a total of 38 third party sites. But despite the move to testing at third party sites being highlighted as an achievement in DSA’s 2012-2013 annual report, which also revealed there had been a net […]
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.
Vosa has given its backing to the formation of an association for the owners of authorised testing facilities (ATFs) and said it wants to work in partnership with them. More than 50 ATF operators attended the inaugural meeting of the ATF Operators Association last week in Coventry, where Vosa senior business development manager Mark Warden stressed that, as the ATF network matures, “it is important Vosa has an association that it can have constructive dialogue with”. Warden admitted that the […]
Halfords Group is renewing its entire long-haul fleet with 50 new Volvo FH tractor units.