Montgomery Transport has been revealed as the first Northern Ireland-based haulier to be accredited for the DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme. The Palletways member, based in Newtownabbey, achieved Earned Recognition founder member status in March of this year but the result has just been publicised. Operators in the scheme regularly share performance and compliance information with the DVSA and in return, their vehicles are less likely to be stopped for inspections at the roadside. Steven McBride, general manager at group company […]
The DVSA is to give an update on its earned recognition scheme at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference on 17 May.
The FTA has said it is important that the requirements for DVSA’s earned recognition scheme are realistic, but should still challenge participants to be exemplary operators.
In the latest episode of the Motor Transport Podcast, Chris, Ashleigh and Chris chat about the cost of congestion on the UK’s roads, as two studies named the UK as one of the most congested countries in the world. And are HGVs to blame for the nation’s pothole-riddled roads?