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 […]
The DVSA has announced that its chief executive, Alastair Peoples, is to retire from the civil service in October.
The government has published details about how the arrangements for the UK’s borders with the EU will work from January and actions that hauliers need to take.
Jaupt has had its contract to manage the Driver CPC extended by two years. A spokesperson for the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), formerly Vosa and the DSA, confirmed that a tendering process for the future management of training and accreditation services had begun earlier this year as the contract was set to expire in April 2014. “However, following DSA’s merger with Vosa to become DVSA, the new agency needs to look at the work that is being brought […]