As the latest Driver CPC deadline looms, the DVSA insisted this week that technical problems with its website will not delay drivers receiving their DQC cards. The technical glitch, which arose last week, prevented JAUPT approved trainers uploading drivers’ periodic training records onto the DVSA’s Online Driver Enquiry service (ODE). The issue also prevented some drivers from checking how many hours of periodic training they have completed. The DVSA said this week that the technical problem has been fixed. However […]
A total of 8,444 HGVs and 310 PSVs were stopped for Driver CPC enforcement purposes from 10 September to 16 October, according to DVSA.
The DVSA has conceded it needs more operators to join up to its earned recognition pilot to advance the project, after its its timetable for going live with the full version suffered further delay. Speaking at the RHA’s Autumn Conference yesterday (7 September), DVSA head of enforcement policy Gordon Macdonald hinted the pilot was still lacking the support from hauliers needed to get the scheme off the ground. While it was expected to go live at the end of this […]
Driver First Assist (DFA) was recognised at a parliamentary reception last week (18 January) and has received warm words and £70,000 of funding from the DfT. Motor Transport technical editor Colin Barnett takes a look back at the development of the first aider scheme.