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Removing roadworthiness prohibitions

Removing roadworthiness prohibitions

Posted by AndrewT on 2nd Oct 2020

During the COVID-19 lockdown, ATF annual test inspections were stopped and temporary measures for prohibition removals were put in place. However, this has now changed and from 28 September 2020, all … Read more
HGV Levy to be suspended to help with COVID-19

HGV Levy to be suspended to help with COVID-19

Posted by AndrewT on 9th Jul 2020

The Government will suspend the HGV Levy for 12 months from August 1. The 12 month suspension is to help reduce financial liabilities for UK and foreign hauliers struggling to cope with impact of Cov … Read more
Tachograph Roadside checks on the rise - Act now

Tachograph Roadside checks on the rise - Act now

Posted by AndrewT on 15th Jun 2020

There have been reports recently that the DVSA is ramping up their roadside checks. With this increased enforcement activity operators should ensure that their management of drivers’ hours and tachogr … Read more
Have your say on Driver CPC

Have your say on Driver CPC

Posted by AndrewT on 19th Mar 2020

The DVSA have launched a consultation about improvements to the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence. The current requirement is based on time spent in a face-to-face training environment rat … Read more
If you don't see us at the show ….

If you don't see us at the show ….

Posted by AndrewT on 6th Mar 2020

The Commercial Vehicle Show 28-30 April 2020 – NEC, Birmingham At the time of posting the CV Show has been cancelled by the organisers. A postponement to later in the year was not possible. Descarte … Read more
Have your say on drivers' hours rules

Have your say on drivers' hours rules

Posted by AndrewT on 3rd Jan 2020

The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) work to keep our roads safe for all users with a particular focus on HGV, bus and coach drivers. Tachograph and drivers' hours infringements are usuall … Read more
1 in 5 drivers exceed drivers' hours limits

1 in 5 drivers exceed drivers' hours limits

Posted by AndrewT on 6th Dec 2019

A recent article in Commercial Fleet reported that according to research carried out by a Fleet Management Software supplier that 22% of commercial drivers in the UK are failing to take appropriate re … Read more