Operators must tell Vosa if they are having problems booking an annual test, the FTA has warned. “We still get reports in most of our member meetings that test availability is an issue,” said James Firth, FTA head of road freight and enforcement policy. “But since the introduction of ATFs, Vosa does not have an oversight of how easy or difficult it is to get a test so we need the industry to feed back to Vosa if forward booking […]
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.
Proposed increases in the fees charged by the DVSA (formerly Vosa and the DSA) for a range of services, including vehicle testing, have still not been confirmed – more than seven months after a consultation on the proposals ended.
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.