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 […]
Vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) could be disrupted tomorrow (20 November), after union Prospect confirmed many of its 580 members within the DVSA will be out on strike.
TNT Post is to offer LGV driver training courses, including Driver CPC modules, at a number of sites across the UK. DSA-approved Driver CPC courses will be conducted at training centres nationwide, along with LGV driver training, legal, digital tachograph, safety, customer service and fuel-related courses. It has also launched a commercial driver training department and commercial vehicle workshop at its Rugby depot. Head of transport Dean Hulse said: “Regardless of operation size, the high quality and innovative solutions TNT […]
The DfT is asking for feedback on proposals to increase the time required between digital tachograph data downloads to 90 days. Currently the time limit is 56 days, but the increase would align it with Europe. The FTA said operators had not raised the current limit as an issue, but that it was conceivable it might aid operators regularly undertaking long-haul European work. Vosa was unable to respond to the suggestion put forward by industry sources that increasing the download […]