Three men convicted of “industrial scale” tachograph manipulation have been jailed for a total of nine years at Preston Crown Court. Darren Millington of Hinstock, Shrops and Stephen Young of Goldthorn Ave, Wolverhampton were convicted of conspiracy to falsify drivers’ records and money laundering following a five-week trial. A third defendant, Benjamin Hayton of Cumberland Avenue, Leyland, Lancs was convicted on two counts of conspiracy to falsify drivers’ records. Convictions were secured following a lengthy and complex investigation by the DVSA […]
Union Prospect has confirmed a strike by its members at the DVSA. It comes after it received support for industrial action in a ballot over the pay and conditions that will apply as part of the introduction of the Next Generation Testing (NGT) model the agency is rolling out nationwide, and also over new flexible working patterns more generally.
Proposals for an independent Scotland include a promise to renationalise the Royal Mail, examine a fuel duty regulator and streamline government services including Vosa.
Earned recognition is a flagship DVSA scheme designed to drastically reduce the time wasted checking up on compliant operators in order to free up limited enforcement resources to improve road safety by focusing on the seriously and serially non-compliant.