The DVSA is considering allowing operators within its Earned Recognition scheme to conduct their own annual tests. Speaking to motortransport.co.uk at last month’s Microlise Transport Conference, Marian Kitson, director of enforcement at the DVSA, said: “The minister is telling us he is not confident of the ability of the industry to move to self-testing. “But he wants to look at it again in another year’s time for Earned Recognition operators, so that might be another benefit for Earned Recognition operators […]
The DfT has called on the Highways Agency to take some specific steps to boost the resilience of the strategic road network (SRN) to extreme weather.
It is impossible to stop the migrant problem at Calais, only a co-ordinated effort to address the issue at source will bring respite to hauliers crossing The Channel, Eurotunnel has said.
Direct Vision Standard is not the best approach to reducing road deaths, warn transport associations
Both the RHA and FTA have reiterated their opposition to TfL’s Direct Vision Standard (DVS) arguing there are more effective ways to reduce vulnerable road user casualties on the capital’s roads.