Fraikin believes the DVSA’s earned recognition scheme can deliver improvements in vehicle uptime for operators. The company, which is taking part in the earned recognition scheme pilot along with 20 hauliers, has worked closely with the DVSA over the past 12 months developing the scheme. David Archer, head of risk and data at Fraikin, said: “The earned recognition scheme has the potential to deliver genuine improvements in vehicle uptime for our customers where we manage their vehicles on our O-license, […]
Gareth Llewellyn has been named as the new chief executive of the DVSA, after Alastair Peoples retired from the role last year.
The chance of industrial action being taken by DVSA vehicle testing staff has risen sharply, after formal talks about the introduction of new contracts for testing staff as a result of the move to Next Generation Testing (NGT) came to an end without resolution.
Traffic commissioner (TC) Kevin Rooney has likened the use of AdBlue emulators on HGVs to fitting magnets to interfere with tachographs as the third haulier within a month was punished for cheating emission rules.