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 […]
HGV driver medicals are being suspended by two of the largest providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Eight new authorised testing facilities (ATFs) have been opened since the DVSA lifted its moratorium on new sites in June this year, with another 21 approved in principle out of a total of around 50 applications.
Training course providers have reacted with scepticism to a new DVSA recommendation that they should include one hour on vulnerable road users (VRUs) in every Driver CPC periodic training course from next year.