ATF operators slam government decision to open new sites while ban on private testers continues


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 […]