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 […]
Earned Recognition: will the DVSA’s flagship scheme see wider adoption and what are its pros and cons?
The DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme has finally moved into its pilot stage after a protracted build up.
The DfT’s new transport minister, Andrew Jones MP has said that the industry “has some catching up to do” as the number of women working in road transport is “tiny” compared to the number of men.
Greater Manchester Police (GMP) has said it will take no further action against the seven United Road Transport Union (URTU) men arrested in relation to a Driver CPC fraud investigation. The announcement brings to an end a 10-month probe, in conjunction with the DSA, into URTU general secretary Bob Monks, plus six national and regional officers. At the time of the arrests the police said they were for fraud offences relating to large goods vehicles and the Driver CPC. URTU […]