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Descartes launches mobile driver vehicle safety checks

From October 2018, Descartes mobile driver vehicle safety checks will be available as part of the SmartCompliance suite. Transport operators of all sizes will be able to…

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Tyres older than 10 years banned on commercial vehicles from 1 Feb 2021

It will be illegal for HGVs, buses, coaches and trailers over 3.5 tonnes to use tyres that are over 10 years old on the front axle…

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Ban on old tyres coming in the Autumn 2020

The Government have announced a ban on  old tyres being fitted to lorries, buses and coaches. The ban makes it illegal to fit tyres aged 10…

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Coronavirus: MOTs for lorries, buses and trailers suspended

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has suspended MOTs for all heavy goods vehicles (HGVs) and public service vehicles (PSVs) for up to three months from…

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TfL reminds HGV operators to apply for free safety permits

Transport for London (TfL) is reminding all HGV operators that wish to drive in London to apply for their free safety permit before 1st March when…

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DVSA to resume HGV Testing

The Driver and Vehicles Standards Agency (DVSA) has will resume HGV testing from 4 July 2020. To help manage the demand as testing is resumed the…

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