Being a transport manager is a challenging and demanding job because they don’t just report to their employers, they’re also accountable to traffic commissioners.
From 6 April 2015, the speed limit for HGVs travelling on single and dual carriageways in England and Wales will be increased.
DVSA will be exhibiting at stand 4F50 in Hall 4, at this year’s Commercial Vehicle Show, taking place from 14 – 16 April, at the NEC Birmingham.
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.
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.
Earlier this year we told you about the guidance we are developing on load security. This provoked a lot of feedback from you, who were generally very positive about the prospect of some useful guidance. Here we update you on progress with the guide and what's in store for the future.
One of our most important jobs in developing the new operator licence self service system is to make it easier for operators to manage their licences online. We want to hear what you think about the developments we've made so far.
Today, 29 October, European Community Whole Vehicle Type Approval (ECWVTA) now includes multi-stage build trucks, special types vehicles and trailers, and special purpose vehicles.
Each year, DVSA conducts fleet compliance checks to determine the roadworthiness and traffic compliance of lorries and trailers, and the traffic compliance of coaches.