Using weigh in motion technology, DVSA is able to identify overloaded vehicles without needing to pull them over at the roadside.
A new Technical Application Submission (TAS) service that will allow you to apply for an Individual Vehicle Approval (IVA) test online was launched today (17 February 2015).
In recent years, around two thirds of the Highways Agency’s gritter activity has taken place from mid-January onwards. The past two weeks have already been extremely busy for the Highways Agency.
Soon some vehicles will no longer need to be fitted with tachograph recording equipment and their drivers will not have to comply with EC drivers’ hours rules, but with GB drivers’ hours rules instead.
In September 2014, we began a joint working initiative with the Highways Agency (HA) to stop commercial vehicles at the roadside for the purpose of a DVSA inspection.
On 1 January 2015, revised financial standing levels for operator licence applications and continuations will come into force.
The Department for Transport has published 2 consultations on GOV.UK and is seeking your views. These consultations cover Goods Vehicle Operator Licensing exemptions and HGV (Heavy Goods Vehicles) periodic testing and inspections exemptions.
A seatbelt is your first defence against injury and even death during a motor vehicle accident. So if your seatbelt isn’t protecting you, then what is? Maintaining seat belts in a good serviceable condition is essential for passenger service vehicles operators. As they are in constant use, they must be properly maintained by adjustment, repair or replacement.
Keeping the main roads open during severe weather is vital for many businesses and everyone on the road can help achieve that. The Highways Agency has produced posters and an information pack to help your drivers and fleet managers prepare for Winter.
Transport Minister Claire Perry has announced today that the government plans to raise the speed limit for lorries travelling on dual carriageways from 50 mph to 60 mph.