The Northern Ireland Assembly has voted against a motion opposing the introduction of the HGV Road User Levy, finally clearing the way for enforcement of the charge to begin in the region. The vote, which took place on 4 November, brings to an end a long-running stalemate over the introduction of the subordinate legislation needed to enforce the levy, including legislation to allow the use of fixed penalties in roadside enforcement by the Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA). The motion […]
The Scottish Government has rejected a call from the Committee on Climate Change to introduce congestion charging to curb greenhouse gas emissions.
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.
Traffic commissioner (TC) Kevin Rooney has likened the use of AdBlue emulators on HGVs to fitting magnets to interfere with tachographs as the third haulier within a month was punished for cheating emission rules.