Earned recognition is a flagship DVSA scheme designed to drastically reduce the time wasted checking up on compliant operators in order to free up limited enforcement resources to improve road safety by focusing on the seriously and serially non-compliant. The aim is for the very best operators to self-certify their compliance and notify the DVSA of any non-compliances outside set key performance indicators, which DVSA managers will then work with the operator to correct. To qualify for earned recognition they […]
The DVSA is to give an update on its earned recognition scheme at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference on 17 May.
The DVSA has conceded it needs more operators to join up to its earned recognition pilot to advance the project, after its its timetable for going live with the full version suffered further delay. Speaking at the RHA’s Autumn Conference yesterday (7 September), DVSA head of enforcement policy Gordon Macdonald hinted the pilot was still lacking the support from hauliers needed to get the scheme off the ground. While it was expected to go live at the end of this […]
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.