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What DVSA’s strategy and vision looks like for vehicle testing

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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.

Why you should never get tired of hearing about good tyre management

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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.

MOT fraud, a risk to road safety

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The MOT is a legal requirement that checks and helps assure drivers that their vehicles are safe. It forms an integral part of DVSA’s strategic aim of keeping vehicles safe to drive. Unfortunately, a minority of perpetrators have been caught defrauding the MOT. DVSA’s Director of Enforcement Marian Kitson issues a warning to anyone considering endangering road users by committing MOT fraud and the consequences they will face should they choose to.