UK-registered HGVs topped the list of vehicles found to be fitted with emissions fraud devices during four months of checks by the DVSA. One in every 12 of all vehicles – UK and non UK – checked for emissions fraud devices were discovered to be fitted with one between August and November last year. Of 3,735 trucks stopped 293 (8%) contained cheat devices such as AdBlue emulators, which prevent AdBlue systems from operating and increase vehicles’ NOX output. The DVSA […]
The DVSA has fallen short of its pledge to adapt its examiner resource to meet demand for HGV driving tests, with two-thirds of centres across the UK seeing an increase in the average waiting time for a vocational examination.
The DVSA’s head of enforcement has hinted that the agency’s flagship earned recognition scheme could go live this year, despite the organisation’s chief executive previously appearing to rule this out.
Union Prospect has confirmed a strike by its members at the DVSA. It comes after it received support for industrial action in a ballot over the pay and conditions that will apply as part of the introduction of the Next Generation Testing (NGT) model the agency is rolling out nationwide, and also over new flexible working patterns more generally.