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 […]
Senior Traffic Commissioner Beverley Bell has lambasted Vosa for “not targeting the serially and seriously non-compliant”, and taking the easy route by going after “nice, but incompetent, small operators”.
The FTA has poured cold water on suggestions that operators could perform annual roadworthiness tests on their own vehicles.
The DfT is set to reveal its plans for the transport industry in relation to Covid-19, Brexit and the skills shortage at the Freight People’s latest online meeting this month.