HGV testing fees could rise to help fund increase in DVSA HGV testers


Hauliers could see HGV test fees hiked to help fund an increase in DVSA testers, following a review of the system. The DfT’s Heavy Vehicle Testing Review was launched in July last year, in response to rising industry concern at the shortage of DVSA testers, which reached crisis point during the pandemic lockdown, resulting in a massive backlog of thousands of HGV tests. The review’s recommendations, published last week, include boosting tester capacity by increasing operator fees, which it says […]