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 […]
1) Alastair Peoples, chief executive, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) The merger of the DSA and Vosa into one single agency, due for completion by 1 April 2014, is creating a 4,600-strong organisation, with annual turnover of £400m and responsibility for setting, testing and enforcing driver and vehicle standards in Great Britain.
The DfT was hit with the biggest government departmental cut in the Spending Review today.