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 […]
A transport manager has been disqualified for two years after a traffic commissioner found she had lied about her role within several haulage firms.
The FTA has reiterated its warning that with the Driver CPC deadline now reached, the road transport industry is facing not only a short-term driver shortage but a more serious underlying recruitment problem.
The DVSA has appointed economist Bridget Rosewell as non-executive chairwoman as the agency prepares to embark on a five-year strategy, focusing on value for money.