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 new head of the DVSA has promised that its ‘earned recognition’ scheme will be a huge benefit to operators, “as they will be able to work in a freer way than they can now”.
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.
UK-registered HGVs topped the list of vehicles found to be fitted with emissions fraud devices during four months of checks by the DVSA.