The DVSA has announced that its chief executive, Alastair Peoples, is to retire from the civil service in October. Peoples has been chief executive at the DVSA since its formation and was previously chief executive at Vosa, which was merged with the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) to create the DVSA in April 2014. Prior to becoming chief executive of Vosa in 2009, Peoples held the roles of operations director and deputy chief executive there. Apart from managing the merger with […]
Proposals for an independent Scotland include a promise to renationalise the Royal Mail, examine a fuel duty regulator and streamline government services including Vosa.
The traffic commissioners (TCs) and the DVSA have urged operators to improve their approach to brake testing and maintenance after the DVSA revealed a quarter of defective trucks had a brake issue.
The Transport Select Committee has raised concerns about Vosa’s enforcement focus, the rapid introduction of ATFs, and its seemingly dysfunctional relationship with traffic commissioners (TCs).