DVSA

HGV exhaust

Hauliers warned not to tamper with exhaust ...

Dec 13, 2021Comments off

Vehicles that are part of a well-managed and maintained fleet should have little difficulty passing the exhaust emissions test. Indeed, many operators take pride in

Eddie Stobart Truck

Eddie Stobart on list of leading operators ...

Nov 30, 2021Comments off

Eddie Stobart is included in a list of operators the DVSA found was committing drivers’ hours offences during roadside inspections of its vehicles in 2020. The enforcement

A large HGV stuck under a bridge

Traffic commissioners question whether some...

Nov 23, 2021Comments off

Commercial fleet operators are being warned satnav systems need to be fit for purpose following the latest bridge strike data being published by Network Rail.

DVSA checkpoint

Transport manager disqualified following mu...

Nov 22, 2021Comments off

Following a public inquiry, Leo Al Auto faces its licence being revoked after its transport manager, Darren Boyce-Smith, was disqualified for two years. Boyce-Smith was

HGV driver

Haulier left ‘baffled’ after DV...

Nov 22, 2021Comments off

The DVSA insisted a list of operators committing drivers’ hours offences that it released during road safety week was correct after an operator told motortransport.co.uk it should

Trainee HGV driver getting his pass certificate

New HGV drivers to be allowed to go straigh...

Oct 22, 2021Comments off

The DVSA has released more information about how the rules regarding learning to drive an HGV will change next month in order to help resolve

Earned Recognition

Earned recognition tops 100 operators

Sep 14, 2021Comments off

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

police supercab

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

DVSA

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

DVSA

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