Marian Kitson joined the DVSA as director of enforcement in September 2018 after 32 years with HMRC. Speaking to MT editor Steve Hobson at the Microlise Transport Conference in May, Kitson said the agency’s flagship Earned Recognition scheme for the most compliant operators was going well. “We now have 7% of the fleet in there, that is 96 operators with 240 licences,” she said. “It’s the cornerstone of enforcement and an assurance they are meeting the standards consistently. “At the roadside […]
HGV driving tests began again this week in England, with Wales choosing to restart them on 27 July.
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.
The DVSA is to give an update on its earned recognition scheme at this year’s Microlise Transport Conference on 17 May.