The Transport Select Committee has raised concerns about Vosa’s enforcement focus, the rapid introduction of ATFs, and its seemingly dysfunctional relationship with traffic commissioners (TCs). Speaking after the publication of the Work of the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency report today (19 July), Transport Select Committee chairperson Louise Ellman said: “We were particularly concerned that problems relating to enforcement and resources which were raised by the TCs are not being properly addressed by Vosa. “This points to communication problems that […]
The DVSA has appointed economist Bridget Rosewell as non-executive chairwoman as the agency prepares to embark on a five-year strategy, focusing on value for money.
Stan Robinson says VOSA’s new MoT test fee structure, which will make it financially more attractive for hauliers to use private test facilities, has “not gone far enough”. The organisation confirmed that from 1 April, HGV annual test fees at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) and designated premises (DPs) will go down, while those at its official test stations will increase. Currently, the cost of testing a two axle truck at every test centre is £95. However, from the start of […]
Trade associations have welcomed the announcement that the Transport Committee has launched an investigation into skills and workforce planning in the road haulage industry.