The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has been unveiled as the new name for the combined Vosa and Driving Standards Agency (DSA) today (28 November). Robert Goodwill, parliamentary under secretary of state for transport, said he had considered “a range of options” for the name of the new agency. “I have decided that it will be known as the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency, to reflect the work of both its predecessors and the crucial contribution they make to […]
The DfT has confirmed it has no plans to extend the relaxation in enforcement of drivers’ hours rules that has been in effect since late July due to cross-Channel delays arising from industrial action and migrant problems.
The DVSA has confirmed it is to publish three new forms of guidance on load security. This will comprise a guide for vehicle operators, a leaflet aimed at drivers, and a series of instructional videos.
Operators can now apply for the new round of permits to run longer semi-trailers (LSTs), as part of the extension to the trial announced earlier this year.