In our latest Moving On blog post, Gordon Thomson explains what our strategic plan to 2025 and vision to 2030 looks like for vehicle testing. He shares some of the proposed positive changes around going paperless, making our data more accessible, and more.
It’s been a while since we updated you on how our digital transformation project for heavy vehicle testing (Commercial Vehicle Service) has progressed. Since that update, we successfully rolled out the new Manage Your Vehicle Testing (MyVT) digital service across …
Ian Bartlett explores the recently completed study into bus fires reported to DVSA. We also take a look at how and why its so important to ensure that proper maintenance and repair of buses and coaches is carried out to help reduce risk for bus and coach operators.
Today, 18 April 2023, we've updated the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness. It will still give you advice on different types of inspection, the inspection intervals, data storage, and essential reviews. We have been working with the industry to make changes that will improve guidance …
Good tyre management is essential for every heavy vehicle operator. Our Policy Specialist Steve Cope explores what a good system looks like and shares some examples of bad tyres we’ve seen at annual test.
Operators need to know their responsibilities when using large loader vehicle mounted cranes.
Listening to what our users say is a key part of making the service successful. User researcher for the Commercial Vehicle Services project, Arriyana Chundavadra, shares what user research is and what we've learnt.
It's important to know what to look for when buying part-worn tyres including those on a used car. This blog post explains more and about the role of DVSA's Market Surveillance Unit making sure any sold comply with the relevant safety regulations.
Neil Barlow, Head of Vehicle Policy and Engineering, gives more detail on our work to implement the recommendations from the review.
Buses play a key role in getting people to their destinations. This blog post explains more about what operators can do to help keep your services running on time.
It’s crucial to test a heavy vehicle’s brake test performance during the annual test (sometimes referred to as the MOT). In our latest blog post, Vehicle Testing and Roadworthiness Policy specialist Richard Clements, explains what is involved and why you need to present a vehicle or trailer for test laden.