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 […]
Operators could face severe delays in getting new trucks registered this autumn as new EC rules on vehicle type approval kick in, the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT) has warned.
Serious disruption of vehicle testing operations at authorised testing facilities (ATFs) is on the cards with DVSA workers planning to escalate their industrial action from this week with a series of one day strikes.
1) Alastair Peoples, chief executive, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) The merger of the DSA and Vosa into one single agency, due for completion by 1 April 2014, is creating a 4,600-strong organisation, with annual turnover of £400m and responsibility for setting, testing and enforcing driver and vehicle standards in Great Britain.