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, […]
Talks between DVSA management and Prospect and Public and Commercial Services (PCS) unions at arbitration service ACAS appear to be bearing fruit. Both unions have pledged to suspend all industrial action for the duration of the talks, with DVSA promising not to take disciplinary action against staff who refuse to follow work practices that are in dispute.
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.
An HGV instructor register is celebrating a “hugely successful” first year after attracting more than 540 members.