The DVSA’s decision to shut down HGV testing during the Covid-19 pandemic resulting in a backlog of thousands of tests is indicative of a “cultural issue” within the department which “needs to be fixed”, MPs were told this week. The damning criticism of the DVSA was made by RHA chief executive Richard Burnett as he was giving evidence to the House of Commons Transport Committee’s inquiry into the impact of the coronavirus pandemic on the haulage industry. Burnett raised the […]
Monks Contractors is expanding its fleet and taking on new drivers after landing a number of major deals including one with Lancashire Renewables to provide 30 new waste disposal and recycling vehicles.
An IT issue at DVSA, which is preventing annual test data from being processed, has left dozens of operators struggling to pay Vehicle Excise Duty (VED).
Hauliers will be faced with a major training challenge if the UK quits the customs union, CEVA Logistics’ executive director Leigh Pomlett has warned MPs.