The DVSA has been forced to take on extra staff to address a backlog of annual test results created by an IT glitch that has prevented hauliers from paying their Vehicle Excise Duty (VED). The IT problem at DVSA, which began in March, came to light last month after RHA received an “unprecedented” number of complaints from members struggling to pay their VED due to test data on their fleets not being processed. Last month DVSA announced it had a […]
Operators have told the DVSA its earned recognition scheme will only work if it does not abuse the privilege of handling highly sensitive data.
Two governmental bodies have dispelled operators’ fears by confirming that the Jimmy Beam Down Light (JBDL) system can be fitted to new-build trailers under current legislation and does not require type approval.
The MD of Tuffnells Parcels Express has said the company takes any instances of non-compliance with the drivers’ hours rules very seriously after three of its drivers admitted falsifying tachograph records.