The DVSA has outlined a fundamental shift in its approach, which will see it move from a culture of enforcement towards a focus on compliance. Speaking at the Microlise conference in Coventry last week, DVSA’s head of enforcement transformation Caroline Hicks conceeded that the agency’s current procedures, including around 10,000 roadside checks a month, were expensive for both hauliers and the DVSA, intrusive, and not an effective method of reaching the whole industry. A single roadside check, with a supermarket […]
TfL has done well to minimise compliance costs under the Safer Lorry Scheme but ultimately the initative remains misguided, the FTA has said.
Non-payment of the HGV Road User Levy by foreign hauliers is a “major priority” for DVSA, according to transport secretary Jesse Norman.
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.