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’s flagship earned recognition programme will not be launched until 2018, its chief executive has confirmed.
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 […]
Earned Recognition: will the DVSA’s flagship scheme see wider adoption and what are its pros and cons?
The DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme has finally moved into its pilot stage after a protracted build up.