The DVSA’s flagship earned recognition programme will not be launched until 2018, its chief executive has confirmed. Gareth Llewellyn’s foreword in the agency’s 2017-2018 business plan, published today, said: “We have commenced work on our earned recognition programme which, when rolled out next year, will enable us to divert resources to target the serially non-compliant and dangerous operators.” He added that the agency believed operators that demonstrate consistently high maintenance standards and responsibly managed drivers’ hours, should benefit “from this […]
The DVSA has suspended dangerous goods vehicle (ADR) inspections in response to the COVID-19 pandemic.
POSTPONED – All your questions about drivers’ hours but were afraid to ask – answered anonymously by DVSA
The DVSA has had to postpone its campaign to remind HGV drivers and operators of the regulations around driving time and rests and to encourage them to stick to the rules as a result of the coronavirus.
The RHA and FTA have welcomed a consultation into exempting mechanics that drive goods vehicles to test centres from the scope of the Driver CPC.