Wren Kitchens has been recognised by the DVSA with an Earned Recognition ‘best in class’ standard, after meeting all of the vehicle maintenance standards following a full compliance audit. The independent kitchen specialist said it had excelled at each indicator, which included a complete set of safety inspection records and driver defect reports and a 95% vehicle and trailer MOT pass rate. The DVSA’s voluntary scheme sees hauliers regularly sharing fleet performance data in exchange for their vehicles being less […]
A coroner has asked the DVSA and a Nottinghamshire haulage firm to respond to concerns about securing loads on tipper lorries, after a motorist died when a lump of concrete smashed through his windscreen.
Industrial action by DVSA vehicle testing staff looks to have been averted after a positive meeting between the government agency and trade union Prospect last week.
Drivers who take their 45-hour weekly rest in their cab will face a £300 fine from 1 November, and may be required to restart their rest period.