News articles about DVSA

​JAUPT to become a part of the DVSA

​JAUPT to become a part of the DVSA

6th Oct 2022

An announcement this week from the DVSA revealed that the Joint Approvals Unit for Periodic Training (JAUPT) will become a part of the DVSA. JAUPT is responsible for processing applications from tr … Read more
Updates Rules for Drivers' Hours Records

Updates Rules for Drivers' Hours Records

18th Jul 2022

August 2020 Regulation (EU 2020/0154 came into effect. It detailed how drivers should record their daily activities, duties and rest with significant changes to the previous days and weeks. The res … Read more
DVSA name top drivers' hours offenders

DVSA name top drivers' hours offenders

Posted by AndrewT on 26th Nov 2021

During road safety week the DVSA published a list of operators committing drivers’ hours offences in the UK. The list includes thousands of operators based in the UK and in other European countries. 1 … Read more
Changes to drivers’ hours and tachograph rules

Changes to drivers’ hours and tachograph rules

Posted by AndrewT on 25th Aug 2020

As of 20 August 2020, the Department for Transport (DfT) announced some changes to the EU drivers’ hours and tachograph rules which were effective from that date. The guidance for both goods vehicles … Read more
DVSA to resume HGV Testing

DVSA to resume HGV Testing

Posted by AndrewT on 22nd Jun 2020

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 DVSA have issued three-month exemptions for vehicles d … Read more
DVSA publish their 2018 to 2019 Annual Review

DVSA publish their 2018 to 2019 Annual Review

Posted by AndrewT on 12th Jul 2019

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency work hard to keep everyone safe on our roads. They have just published their Annual Report for 2018 to 2019. You can download a copy of the report here. The r … Read more
Prison for breaking drivers’ hours

Prison for breaking drivers’ hours

Posted by AndrewT on 30th Nov 2017

A HGV driver was handed out a six-month prison sentence for failing to take rest breaks and drivers’ hours offences. The driver was stopped by DVSA staff. After downloading the tachograph data it was … Read more
DVSA launch Earned Recognition Pilot

DVSA launch Earned Recognition Pilot

Posted by Robin Layfield on 29th Sep 2017

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.  Operators … Read more