News articles about DVSA

21-year ban for HGV driver

21-year ban for HGV driver

Posted by Robin Layfield on 7th Jul 2017

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 driver had his vocational driving licen … Read more
HGV Roadside Emissions Tests

HGV Roadside Emissions Tests

Posted by Robin Layfield on 26th Jun 2017

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 drivers and operators attempting to c … Read more
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New guidance on drivers’ hours and tachographs

Posted by fionastewart on 14th Mar 2016

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has updated the published guidance on drivers’ hours and tachographs. The guidance is for drivers and road transport operators of goods vehicles and pas … Read more
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Tachograph cheat is banned for three years

Posted by AndrewT on 24th Nov 2015

An Aberdeen-based owner-operator has had his O-licence revoked and been disqualified from driving HGVs for three years after using magnets to interrupt digital tachograph recordings. The public inquir … Read more
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O-licence revoked for drivers’ hours offences

Posted by AndrewT on 25th Aug 2015

Numerous records and drivers’ hours offences led to a haulage firm based in Motherwell being stripped of its O-licence. The offences were unearthed by the DVSA in an investigation where they identifie … Read more
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Banned for life by Traffic Commissioner

Posted by AndrewT on 13th Mar 2015

The owners of two Maidstone haulage companies have been banned for life after an inquiry heard how their behaviour put road users at risk. The two owners of Euro Logistics London Ltd and Euro Logisti … Read more