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.
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.
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.
Gordon Thomson provides an update on how we’re working with Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs) to build digital accounts and help them manage their services more effectively.
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.
In the second of a series of blog posts, Neil Barlow, Head of Vehicle Policy and Engineering, gives an update on our work to implement the recommendations from the Heavy Vehicle Testing Review.
Danny Charles, Service Owner for our digital vehicle testing transformation project, talks about making DVSA’s vehicle testing services better for customers.