The DVSA has conceded it needs more operators to join up to its earned recognition pilot to advance the project, after its its timetable for going live with the full version suffered further delay. Speaking at the RHA’s Autumn Conference yesterday (7 September), DVSA head of enforcement policy Gordon Macdonald hinted the pilot was still lacking the support from hauliers needed to get the scheme off the ground. While it was expected to go live at the end of this […]
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.
Most authorised testing facilities (ATFs) were unaffected by the strike carried out by Prospect vehicle testing and enforcement staff working for the DVSA earlier this month, the government agency has said.
The traffic commissioners (TCs) and the DVSA have urged operators to improve their approach to brake testing and maintenance after the DVSA revealed a quarter of defective trucks had a brake issue.