Tuesday, March 2, 2021
Driver Qualification Card date error

DVSA clarifies reissued Driver Qualification Card date error

DVSA has clarified an error with the Driver Qualification Card (DQC) expiry date on some cards that have been reissued to Driver CPC holders...
Bus service temporary variations emergency procedure introduced in England

Emergency temporary bus service variation process activated

Operators in England that need to make a temporary variation to a registered bus service because of the pandemic may now utilise of a...
Heavy vehicle testing to continue in lockdown

Heavy vehicle testing in England to continue under restrictions

Heavy vehicle testing in England will continue under the current restrictions, DVSA has confirmed. The Agency adds that it will provide a formal position...
Moves to prevent DCPC repetition announced by DVSA

Action to prevent DCPC course repetition announced

DVSA has detailed changes to how Driver CPC (DCPC) training is managed to ensure that unnecessary repetition of courses is not undertaken within the...
Financial standing levels for 2021

2021 financial standing level revised downwards by TCs

The financial standing level required of holders of standard O-Licences has been revised downwards slightly for 2021, the Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have announced. Rates that...
Richard Turfitt to speak at UK Bus and Coach Conference

Senior TC Turfitt joins UK Bus and Coach Conference line-up

Senior Traffic Commissioner Richard Turfitt has been added to the line-up of speakers at the UK Bus and Coach Conference. The online event will...
Bridge strikes prevention

Bridge strikes: ‘Operators have a big part to play in prevention’

Traffic Commissioner (TC) Kevin Rooney has underlined the critical importance of preventing bridge strikes. Speaking at an event hosted by the Confederation of Passenger...
Heavy vehicle test slot availability notification portal

DVSA opens data portal for poor heavy vehicle test availability

DVSA has launched a service that allows operators to inform it of a lack of availability of heavy vehicle annual test slots. It applies...

Heavy vehicle testing continues in England in November: DVSA

DVSA has outlined how its services – including heavy vehicle testing – will be delivered in England during the four-week period when additional movement...

Earned Recognition: Are you on DVSA’s best practice scheme yet?

Aiming for compliance and best practice? routeone examines how DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme is benefitting operators and contributing towards improved road safety For years, the...

Sprint BRT construction work begins on A45 in West Midlands

Construction work has begun on bus lane and other priority infrastructure on the A45 in the West Midlands to support the £88m first phase...