Eight new authorised testing facilities (ATFs) have been opened since the DVSA lifted its moratorium on new sites in June this year, with another 21 approved in principle out of a total of around 50 applications. However the ATF Operators Association (ATFOA) said this week that opening new testing centres without increasing testing capacity will only exacerbate the ongoing shortage of DVSA testers. It called for the DVSA to boost tester numbers by allowing the use of private sector delegated […]
The DVSA has outlined a fundamental shift in its approach, which will see it move from a culture of enforcement towards a focus on compliance.
Huntingdon, Cambridgeshire-based Buffaload Logistics has entered into a joint venture with Chiltern Cold Storage Group to open a new 22,000ft² chilled storage facility in Livingston, Scotland from mid-March.
Hauliers could end up before a traffic commissioner at a public inquiry if they’re found to have tampered with the exhaust emissions values on their manufacturer’s plate, the DVSA has warned.