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 DVSA has now confirmed that it does approve of the new design of load restraint for the upper deck of double-deck curtainsiders developed by a Road Haulage Association (RHA)-led working group with input from various vehicle operators and trailer manufacturer Montracon.
The DfT was hit with the biggest government departmental cut in the Spending Review today.
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.