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. Last week, a DSA report published alongside the DfT’s official response to a call for feedback on the effectiveness of the Driver DPC from the EC showed that just 9.5% of respondents believed it […]
The extent of the pandemic’s impact on DVSA coffers has been revealed in a Parliamentary minute, which confirmed that the testing and enforcement agency will not be making a return in this financial year.
There’s a funding issue to be addressed in 2013 according to the transport commissioners’ annual reports, but operators aren’t expected to foot the bill. Roger Brown reports. Senior traffic commissioner (TC) Beverley Bell said her top priority during the coming year will be to hold talks with Vosa chiefs to ensure TCs continue to be properly resourced and financed. In the Traffic Commissioners’ Annual Reports for 2011-12, Bell explained that as their work is paid for by operators who have […]