MOT testing backlog will likely mean job cuts, warns ATF operator


 

A West Yorkshire ATF operator said staff were on the verge of losing their jobs after the DVSA refused to allow its testers to conduct MOTs amid the Covid-19 pandemic. Joanne Martin, MD at Birstall-based Leeds Fleet Services, said it had lost between 30% and 40% of its work following the decision to suspend HGV and trailer tests on 23 March. And despite growing calls for the agency to delegate the work to qualified engineers, so far the DVSA has […]