The DVSA has appointed economist Bridget Rosewell as non-executive chairwoman as the agency prepares to embark on a five-year strategy, focusing on value for money. It said it plans to refocus its efforts on “improving road safety while providing customers with the best possible user experience and ensuring services offer value for money”. A DVSA spokeswoman said the strategy will involve “exploring options that will enable it to recover the costs of enforcement activity taken against vehicles registered outside of […]
The new head of the DVSA has promised that its ‘earned recognition’ scheme will be a huge benefit to operators, “as they will be able to work in a freer way than they can now”.
The launching of a criminal investigation without first holding a public inquiry (PI) into Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) “stinks”, according to the defence counsel for two of the company’s directors.
Authorised testing facilities (ATFs) could still be left without vehicle test staff as a result of industrial action if talks taking place on Monday 8 June between union Prospect and DVSA chief executive Alastair Peoples do not go well.