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 […]
Pressure is mounting on the DVSA management to return to the negotiating table with a second union pledging to escalate strike action across DVSA centres this week.
A campaign to recruit additional vocational driving examiners in England and Wales to help reduce the lorry driver shortage has been launched by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) today (17 August).
A shortage of doctors combined with moves by landlords to close premises during the coronavirus outbreak is preventing HGV drivers from getting their D4 medicals renewed.