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 […]
Serious disruption of vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) is on the cards with DVSA workers planning to escalate their industrial action from this week with a series of one day strikes.
Vosa has confirmed it is planning to significantly increase its enforcement effort on vans.
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.