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 […]
Both the RHA and FTA have welcomed the news that Vosa and the DSA are to merge into a single government agency from next year.
Perishable Movements Limited (PML) is offering to pay for the training of eight HGV drivers, in a bid to tackle the wider national labour shortage.
Highways England (HE) has been criticised by MPs for giving the impression that technology that spots broken down vehicles on smart motorways would be installed five years ago.