A six month pilot of next generation testing (NGT) will commence next month in south Wales with more than 20 ATF operators. Alex Fiddes, director of operations at DVSA – formerly Vosa and the DSA – said the trial will kick off in the middle of March and run through until September. “The pilot involves 25 technical staff; we’ve created a new management team dedicated solely to the pilot area, and we’re in the process of meeting with ATF operators […]
Vosa is to trial a Remote Enforcement Office (REO) for compliant operators, in a bid to throw more resources into targeting those who fail to reach the required standards.
The Transport Select Committee has raised concerns about Vosa’s enforcement focus, the rapid introduction of ATFs, and its seemingly dysfunctional relationship with traffic commissioners (TCs).
Simarco has been granted authorised economic operator (AEO) status, after seeing an increase in import and export volumes this year.