Drivers and operators of commercial and public service vehicles are being reminded that tyres aged over 10 years fitted to the front-steered axles and all single wheels of minibuses (9 to 16 passenger seats) will be illegal from 1 February 2021.
Our frontline enforcement staff have started using an innovative new search app that's set to save you time at enforcement stops.
"I think the only way, as an industry, we can get better is to work harmoniously, rather than acrimoniously. And I think earned recognition is a big step in the right direction."
Bob Hannigan, Head of National Standards and Accreditation, reminds you of the importance of choosing the right CPC course for you.
From Monday 4 June 2018, you’ll start to see learner drivers having motorway driving lessons in England, Scotland and Wales. In this post, we look at how the rules work, the benefits for learner drivers, and how this will benefit lorry and coach drivers and operators.
The roadworthiness directive will be implemented later this month, on 20 May 2018. Following my previous blog post, I wanted to give you an update about the work we’ve been doing since then.
I'm thrilled to announce that DVSA earned recognition has gone live today, Tuesday 24 April 2018. It's been a long, long road to get here (no pun intended) and we'd like to thank everyone who's supported the pilot. We've written a lot about how earned recognition works before, so I won't go over it all again …
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 …
Whether it’s buying vehicles, checking a bank balance, paying a tax bill or filing a Companies House return, practically every business transaction can be done online now. From 1 April 2018, our paper application forms won't be available to download on GOV.UK and we wanted to tell you.
My name's Ruth Kyriacos and I've been a DVSA vehicle examiner since 2002. Because it's International Women's Day, I wanted to let you know a little bit about my experience of working for DVSA as a woman and how rewarding the past 16 years have been.
We’re now getting close to implementing the roadworthiness directive. Most of the changes will happen in May 2018, so I wanted to let you know about the main ones that’ll affect heavy vehicle testing.