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 […]
The FTA has called for so-called ‘delegated examiners’ to be allowed to conduct vocational driving tests in the place of regular DVSA test examiners.
The DVSA is considering allowing operators within its Earned Recognition scheme to conduct their own annual tests.
The way that Vosa approached its investigation into the operations of Commercial Vehicle Solutions (CVS) was as near to entrapment as it was possible to get, it was suggested by defence counsel at Leeds Crown Court earlier this month.