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. The TCs said brake defects and shortcomings in brake maintenance procedures are appearing “far too frequently” at public inquiries, with some operators failing to carry out testing at the required frequency, or at all. According to the DVSA, more than one in 10 UK- and overseas-registered HGVs stopped […]
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Fraikin believes the DVSA’s earned recognition scheme can deliver improvements in vehicle uptime for operators.