Authorised testing facilities (ATFs) could still be left without vehicle test staff as a result of industrial action if talks taking place on Monday 8 June between union Prospect and DVSA chief executive Alastair Peoples do not go well. The union and the government agency are meeting next week to discuss concerns among HGV testing staff employed by the DVSA about the new contracts they are being asked to sign in relation to the introduction of Next Generation Testing (NGT) […]
Vosa has unveiled plans to cut the fees charged to authorised testing facilities (ATFs) for vehicle tests, while raising those that apply at its own test stations. The move is intended to apportion costs more fairly between vehicle operators using the two different test routes.
Up to 150 operators believed to be operating illegally in the London waste sector are to be targeted in a joint operation between the DVSA, Environment Agency (EA) and the Met Police.
The DVSA has been forced to take on extra staff to address a backlog of annual test results created by an IT glitch that has prevented hauliers from paying their Vehicle Excise Duty (VED).