The DVSA has defended its intelligence-led approach to roadside enforcement after statistics were released showing an average truck is inspected once every 88,000 miles. The figures were obtained in a freedom of information request by the Unite union, which has used them as evidence that on-the-spot checks are now “vanishingly rare”. The union said a lorry in the UK could travel the equivalent of three and a half times around the world without expecting to undergo a check. Unite said […]
A leading industry training provider has urged drivers to continue with their dangerous goods (ADR) courses remotely after the DVSA ordered classrooms in Tier 4 areas to be closed and exams suspended to help control the spead of Covid-19.
Industrial action by Prospect members at DVSA has been called off after the agency approached ACAS to help resolve the dispute.
Fleet Source has reduced the cost of Earned Recognition (ER) audits to help operators achieve the DVSA accreditation.