The DVSA has appointed Becky Thomas as the new director of strategy and policy. She will have responsibility for shaping the strategic direction of DVSA and transforming the services it provides to help improve road safety. Thomas had been deputising in the same role since 1 June 2018 and has been promoted permanently following her recent success in an open recruitment competition. DVSA chief executive Gareth Llewellyn said: “Becky has spent much of her career with DVSA and as former […]
The DVSA is introducing a new payment portal for fixed penalty roadside fines this month to replace chip and PIN payments.
Whatever their personal opinion of the traffic commissioners (TCs), most operators would agree they collectively perform a vital role in keeping the public and industry safe from rogue operators. But one commissioner in particular, Beverley Bell, was among the first to attempt to change the way the TCs are portrayed, and as she prepares to step down from her role and hand over to East of England TC Richard Turfitt, has helped shape the way the transport industry is regulated. […]