The DVSA has been urged to introduce delegated private sector testing to tackle the mounting backlog of annual HGV tests which have been suspended during the COVID-19 lockdown. The call comes from the Authorised Testing Facility Operators Association (ATFOA) which is warning that a backlog of thousands of annual HGV tests, suspended since 23 March, must be tackled immediately to ensure road safety and to prevent further financial hardship to authorised testing facility (ATF) operators, who derive a major part […]
A haulage boss whose staff deliver to DHL’s Nisa depot in Scunthorpe said its drivers were being put at risk by the absence of social distancing taking place at the site.
The DVSA has been forced to take on extra staff to address a backlog of annual test results created by an IT glitch that has prevented hauliers from paying their Vehicle Excise Duty (VED).
Aztek Logistics MD Stuart Charter (pictured) assesses the logistics sector’s existential crisis