A strike scheduled to take place next week by HGV testers working for the DVSA has been suspended after the government agency agreed to a series of meetings with union Prospect. The industrial action, planned to take place over three hours next Tuesday (26 May), was scheduled after concerns about new contracts for testing staff as a result of the introduction of Next Generation Testing (NGT) – the new testing regime being rolled out across the UK that extends the […]
Menzies Distribution has seen off the threat of strike action after making an improved pay offer to its 300 drivers and warehouse staff.
The DVSA’s head of enforcement has hinted that the agency’s flagship earned recognition scheme could go live this year, despite the organisation’s chief executive previously appearing to rule this out.
Prohibitions issued by the police or DVSA during roadworthiness checks have fallen by 19% since 2013, according to figures obtained by Logistics UK.