The DVSA have launched a new serious incident reporting system for bus and coach operators. The new online form is available to use from 6 April. It makes it easier to report serious incidents on a PC, tablet, or smartphone and easier for the DVSA to manage the case.
By law, you must report for:
The DVSA have also updated the form for reporting serious incidents involving Earned Recognition for bus and coach operators. This should be used if you are a DVSA Earned Recognition operator and one of your vehicles has been involved in a collision or incident.
You will receive confirmation that the report has been submitted and the DVSA will aim to be in contact within 2 working days to confirm if the vehicle needs to be inspected.
Failure to inform the DVSA of a reportable incident may result in enforcement action and operators should not use or repair an affected vehicle before the DVSA respond to the report.
Posted on: 19.04.2021