More annual tests on LGVs were carried out at non-Vosa facilities than at a Vosa facility last year, the agency’s latest Effectiveness Report has shown. In 2012/13, 206,002 LGVs were tested at a non-Vosa facility (authorised testing facilities or designated premises), while 197,160 vehicles were tested at Vosa sites. In 2011/12, the figures were 134,645 and 278,934 respectively. Initial fail rate was almost identical at Vosa and non-Vosa sites, at 22.6% and 22.1% of LGVs respectively. Headlamp aim remained the […]
Operators have painted a mixed picture of the sector as they look to gradually restart their businesses. So should they be preparing for an upturn in the months ahead? Or are they bracing themselves for a second wave?
The RHA is calling for dangerous goods and international transport operators to be given priority when the DVSA restarts HGV testing on 4 July.
A strike scheduled to take place next week by HGV testers working for the DVSA has been suspended after the government agency agreed to a series of meetings with union Prospect.