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DVSA launch Earned Recognition Pilot

Roadside checks cost operators time and money. Earned Recognition will help the DVSA target non-compliant operators.   Earned Recognition proves that you meet driver and vehicle standards. …

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Fines of up to £1,500 for historic commercial drivers’ hours offences

New rules mean the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will be able to issue on-the-spot fines for any drivers’ hours offences committed in the previous 28…

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Importing Tachograph Fraud

The BBC reported on an increase in tachograph tampering in the UK roads with over 440 HGVs crossing into the UK last year with manipulated tachographs.…

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Driving tired is ‘worse than being on drugs’

According to recent research, driving in state of fatigue has contributed to more road accidents in Great Britain than those impaired by taking drugs. The study…

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21-year ban for HGV driver

A HGV driver has been disqualified from professional driving until June 2038 after his driver card was used by another employee to commit serious offences. The…

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HGV Roadside Emissions Tests

From August 2017, roadside checks of HGVs carried out by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will include an emissions check. The DVSA will target HGV…

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