Prohibitions issued by the police or DVSA during roadworthiness checks have fallen by 19% since 2013, according to figures obtained by Logistics UK. However, the business group also warned against drawing the wrong conclusions and that more work was required to understand why there was a significant drop in notices handed out to operators between 2013/2014 and 2018/2019. Logistics UK’s compliance report relies on publicly available DVSA data, as well as figures gathered from Freedom of Information requests. It said […]
The freight arm of the National Vehicle Crime Intelligence Service (NAVCIS) is on the hunt for industry partners to help it tackle rapidly rising levels of cargo theft from lorries.
Driver training provider Fleet Source has welcomed the DVSA’s decision to update its HGV driver training programme, adding questions in the theory test to cover the correct use of Class 6 mirrors and recommending that safe urban driving and vulnerable road user awareness courses be undertaken by all drivers as part of their Driver CPC training.
Hundreds of HGV drivers are in danger of driving illegally after technical problems at DVSA prevented drivers’ training records from being uploaded ahead of the Driver CPC deadline, which kicks in at midnight today (9 September 2019).