Operators have told the DVSA its earned recognition scheme will only work if it does not abuse the privilege of handling highly sensitive data. The enforcement agency has delayed the programme’s introduction while it irons out problems relating to its technical feasibility. It is now thought that another pilot lasting six months will be launched at The CV Show next month, meaning that a full scale rollout may not be possible until 2018. But concerns about the scheme’s cost and benefits […]
Earned recognition is a flagship DVSA scheme designed to drastically reduce the time wasted checking up on compliant operators in order to free up limited enforcement resources to improve road safety by focusing on the seriously and serially non-compliant.
The time limit for downloading data from a digital tachograph is to be extended from the current 56 days to 90 days by the end of this year, the DfT has confirmed.
The conviction of 15 drivers based at Eddie Stobart’s Teesport depot for drivers’ hours and tachograph offences, has seen the company’s North Eastern O-licence cut by 140 vehicles for three-months.