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 […]
Supermarket chain Morrisons has opened the UK’s 350th authorised testing facility (ATF) at its regional DC in Bridgwater, Somerset.
French transport minister Jean-Baptiste Djebbari has told Sky News a plan is being worked on to resume the movement of unaccompanied freight from the UK to France with cross-EU talks “to begin within hours”.
The government is considering a trial of 25-metre double artics on Britain’s roads as part of a wider multi-modal transport strategy.