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Driver CPC information is now in one place

Posted by AndrewT on 18th Jun 2014

DVSA  has now collected all the information regarding Driver CPC in one place on GOV.UK. No need to navigate through several different pages to find what you need. Simply go to the Driver CPC collecti … Read more
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HGV Road User Levy Act starts 1 April 2014

Posted by AndrewT on 31st Mar 2014

The HGV Road User Levy Act 2013 imposes charges for vehicles over 12 tonnes gross vehicle weight for using UK roads.  The act applies to UK and non-UK registered vehicles. The charges vary from £85 to … Read more
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Address to be removed from Digital Driver Card

Posted by AndrewT on 21st Nov 2013

From December 2013 new Digital Driver Cards (Tachograph) issued by DVLA will no longer display an address. DVLA is simplifying the process for commercial drivers changing the address on their driving … Read more
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Driver CPC exemptions take effect

Posted by AndrewT on 13th Nov 2013

Regulations which came into effect Wednesday 13 November clarify the Driver CPC exemptions. The new rules affect people who occasionally drive HGVs, buses or coaches as part of their work but never c … Read more
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Fixed penalties increased from 16 August

Posted by AndrewT on 15th Aug 2013

Department for Transport announced that fixed penalty levels will increase from 16 August 2013. Graduated fixed penalties and financial deposits for vans, trucks and buses are also increased as a resu … Read more
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U-turn on Driver CPC exemptions?

Posted by AndrewT on 9th Aug 2013

The Driving Standards Agency has announced that individuals such as mechanics, driving heavy vehicles for short distances for delivery or repair, will be made exempt from the requirement to hold the D … Read more
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Fined over £40,000 for drivers' hours offences

Posted by AndrewT on 10th Jul 2013

Following a VOSA investigation, Ian John Trussler, a partner and transport manager; and Kenneth Trussler, a partner of Goldline Taxis and Coaches both received suspended prison sentences for admitting … Read more
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DSA and VOSA to merge

Posted by AndrewT on 20th Jun 2013

Roads Safety Minister Stephen Hammond announced today that the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) and Driving Standards Agency (DSA), are to merge into a single agency. This will bring their … Read more