Gareth Llewellyn has been named as the new chief executive of the DVSA, after Alastair Peoples retired from the role last year. The appointment will see interim chief executive Paul Satoor return to his former role as deputy chief executive. Llewellyn, who will start his new job on 1 April, has previously held directorate roles at Network Rail, National Grid and Biffa. DfT’s permanent secretary Philip Rutman said: “The work of DVSA and its dedicated staff is essential in delivering […]
The FTA has refuted the European Commission’s claim that logistics firms will save a total of €500m (£447m) through increased efficiencies due to the introduction of a new generation of smart tachographs.
Caroline Hicks, head of the National Enforcement Group at the DVSA will provide a critical update on the Earned Recognition Scheme at the Microlise Transport Conference on 20 May. She will also explain how it enables the DVSA to target major cases of serial non-compliance among operators. Earned Recognition was first introduced in 2018 and is designed as a way to prove fleet operators meet driver and vehicle standards, by regularly sharing performance information with DVSA. As a result, vehicles […]
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.