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 […]
Drivers who take their 45-hour weekly rest in their cab will face a £300 fine from 1 November, and may be required to restart their rest period.
The DVSA’s head of enforcement has hinted that the agency’s flagship earned recognition scheme could go live this year, despite the organisation’s chief executive previously appearing to rule this out.
Training course providers have reacted with scepticism to a new DVSA recommendation that they should include one hour on vulnerable road users (VRUs) in every Driver CPC periodic training course from next year.