A new City of London Police Commercial Vehicle Unit has stopped 136 HGVs and taken 95 off the road in its first month. Funded by TfL and launched last month, the unit’s intelligence-led crackdown found drivers of non-compliant vehicles were also committing offenses such as not having insurance, having inappropriate licenses, unsafe tyres, unsafe loads and inaccurately recording drivers’ hours. The new unit complements the Metropolitan Police Service CV Unit and the Industrial HGV Task Force, which targets non-compliant commercial […]
The chance of industrial action being taken by DVSA vehicle testing staff has risen sharply, after formal talks about the introduction of new contracts for testing staff as a result of the move to Next Generation Testing (NGT) came to an end without resolution.
Industrial action by Prospect members at DVSA has been called off after the agency approached ACAS to help resolve the dispute.
Worksop, Nottinghamshire road access equipment provider TPA Portable Roadways has become the 3,000th company accredited to the Fors scheme, which was rolled out nationally earlier this year.