Regulators of any function – be it regulating the road transport industry, medicines, the protection of animals or even water – must regulate for the protection of the vulnerable and with consideration for environmental or social impacts, as well as any other objectives. They must also, however, regulate with consideration for the Regulators’ Code as set out by parliament. The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) and the DVSA are bound by legislation to ensure that they regulate their industries in accordance with […]
Most authorised testing facilities (ATFs) were unaffected by the strike carried out by Prospect vehicle testing and enforcement staff working for the DVSA earlier this month, the government agency has said.
The FTA is calling for a major increase in roadside checks on vans to raise standards in the sector.
1) Alastair Peoples, chief executive, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) The merger of the DSA and Vosa into one single agency, due for completion by 1 April 2014, is creating a 4,600-strong organisation, with annual turnover of £400m and responsibility for setting, testing and enforcing driver and vehicle standards in Great Britain.