The launching of a criminal investigation without first holding a public inquiry (PI) into Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) “stinks”, according to the defence counsel for two of the company’s directors. Speaking in Leeds Crown Court, Richard Smith QC suggested that the Vosa investigation into CVS’s activities was not impartial. The prosecution alleges that in 2009 and 2010 CVS sought O-licences as a future commodity, which it could sell or charge operators for using. It was not financially involved in any […]
With all HGV MOTs suspended for three months from 21 March, there looks like being a serious backlog to sort out later in the year. John Kendall reveals what the situation was like before the closure, and what we can expect once things get back to normal…
An interim agreement has been reached between the DVSA and unions Prospect and the PCS in their long-running dispute over terms and conditions for staff at the government agency.
Foreign drivers working for UK operators who returned to their home countries during lockdown are not exempt from the 14-day self-isolation rules, it has emerged.