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 government has confirmed that it plans to trial truck platoons on the UK’s strategic road network in the 2016 spring Budget.
TfL has been criticised by the FTA for introducing a number of significant changes to the cyclist safety equipment requirements under its Fors accreditation scheme without a consultation or a formal announcement.