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DVSA’s Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness updated

The DVSA’s  guide to maintaining a roadworthy fleet has been updated and published on Gov.UK.

The guide provides a useful reference on how to keep heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and public service vehicles (PSVs) safe to drive. The guide explains your responsibilities and includes guidance on:

  • Dailydriver vehicle safety checks
  • Inspection and repair facilities
  • Safety inspections
  • Monitoring

You can download the guide here.

It has been reported that around 85% of roadside prohibitions could have been avoided if an effective walk-around safety check had been conducted before the driver set off. Electronic mobile driver vehicle safety check solutions such as Descartes SmartCheck offer a Faster, Safer and Smarter way of ensuring essential walk-around checks take place and are recorded and acted upone. Find out more.

 

 

 

Posted on: 11.12.2018

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