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Earned recognition tops 100 operators

Sep 14, 2021No Comments

Almost 10% of the UK truck fleet is now represented on the Earned Recognition scheme, according to DVSA head of national enforcement Caroline Hicks. Speaking at

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Police ‘supercabs’ targeting M6...

Jul 15, 2021Comments off

More than 600 offences were discovered in a week of action by police and Highways England patrolling the M6 in unmarked HGV ‘supercabs’. Police officers

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Wren Kitchens reaches DVSA ‘best in class...

Jul 12, 2021Comments off

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

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Dangerous West Midlands & South West d...

Jun 23, 2021Comments off

22 dangerous delivery vehicles were taken off the road as a result of Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) operation at five different news distribution

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DVSA: Removing roadworthiness prohibitions

May 24, 2021Comments off

From 1 June 2021, any prohibitions for testable vehicles or trailers that are not cleared at the roadside will be referred for a prohibition removal

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Suspension of driver and vehicle testing sh...

Apr 01, 2021Comments off

The extent of the pandemic’s impact on DVSA coffers has been revealed in a Parliamentary minute, which confirmed that the testing and enforcement agency will

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DVSA confirms 10-year-old tyre ban

Dec 14, 2020Comments off

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed that tyres aged over 10 years will be banned on the front axles of lorries, buses,

Road-side checks for lorry emission cheatin...

Oct 08, 2018Comments off

Cheat devices mean a lorry can produce up to 20 times more dangerous emissions. The DVSA has now become routinely checking lorries they stop at

Garages could use MOT changes to ‘hold mo...

Jun 05, 2018Comments off

Car garages are already using the changes to the way the MOT works to ‘hold motorists to ransom’, according to vehicle ownership and maintenance expert,

More incentives needed for next stage of Ea...

Jun 05, 2018Comments off

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) has welcomed DVSA targets to get 22% of HGV and public service fleets Earned Recognition accredited by 2020, but has