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 Fors Community Partnership has described the elevation of one of its silver members to gold status, just as the Upper Tribunal confirmed the firm’s O-licence should be suspended for drivers’ hours and tachograph offences, as “unfortunate timing”.
1) Alastair Peoples, chief executive, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) The merger of the DSA and Vosa into one single agency, due for completion by 1 April 2014, is creating a 4,600-strong organisation, with annual turnover of £400m and responsibility for setting, testing and enforcing driver and vehicle standards in Great Britain.
The launching of a criminal investigation without first holding a public inquiry (PI) into Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) “stinks”, according to the defence counsel for two of the company’s directors.