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.
Guides and reports
Ian Bartlett explores the recently completed study into bus fires reported to DVSA. We also take a look at how and why its so important to ensure that proper maintenance and repair of buses and coaches is carried out to help reduce risk for bus and coach operators.
Today, 18 April 2023, we've updated the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness. It will still give you advice on different types of inspection, the inspection intervals, data storage, and essential reviews. We have been working with the industry to make changes that will improve guidance …
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.
We've launched new guides to help vehicle operators and Authorised Testing Facilities understand exemptions.
Dave Wood, DVSA’s Enforcement Policy Manager explains how we've made it easier for you to carry out effective walkaround checks.
In November we released an update to the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness. Since then, we’ve received a few questions on what is expected of operators who use older tyres on their vehicles and trailers.
Today, Monday 23 April 2018, we've updated the Guide to Maintaining Roadworthiness. It'll still give you advice on different types of inspection, inspections intervals, data storage, and essential reviews. But, by working with the industry, we've made changes that will improve the guidance …