In the first of a regular series of blog posts, Neil Barlow, Head of Vehicle Policy and Engineering, explains more about the Heavy Vehicle Testing Review and what has been achieved so far.
Neil’s role involves determining the policy around annual vehicle testing (MOTs) on cars and heavy vehicles, enforcement of safety rules and vehicle safety recalls. He also heads up the team which monitors the market for vehicles and parts which aren’t meeting regulations.
We've launched new guides to help vehicle operators and Authorised Testing Facilities understand exemptions.
In October 2017 NHS Doctor, Suzanna Bull was killed by a lorry driver whilst cycling in Birmingham. Our blog post reminds lorry drivers of the importance of keeping their windscreens clear of obstructions.
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