12-month test exemptions

12-month test exemptions for some vehicles, DVSA confirms

DVSA has confirmed that 12-month test exemptions will be issued to some operators and vehicles. The step is part of plans to help manage...
Croner financial standing

Croner-i advises on financial standing during COVID-19

It’s hard enough maintaining a PSV O-Licence efficiently in a market governed by strict rules and legislation, yet operators have so much more to...
Heavy vehicle test exemption

Call for one-year testing exemption for ‘highly compliant’

The difficulty of returning heavy vehicle testing to normal in the wake of a temporary halt earlier this year has been underlined by a...
Driver CPC enforcement

Driver CPC enforcement set to change, says DVSA

DVSA is to consider “practical ways” in which Driver CPC (DCPC) enforcement can be undertaken electronically at the roadside after a consultation response to...
Tachograph calibration extension

Tachograph calibration and inspection extension to end

The extension of expiry dates listed on tachograph calibration and inspection certificates will be discontinued after 31 August, DVSA has announced. On 3 April, the...
Totalkare smoke meter

Five reasons a smoke meter should be the next addition to your workshop

Increasingly stringent emissions regulations for combustion engines are the main reason for the drive towards high-performance emissions measurement tools. Most vehicles have their exhaust emissions...
Temporary bus service variations

Temporary service variations guidance updated by TCs

An Advice Note reissued by the Traffic Commissioners (TCs) has updated their stance on temporary registered service variations as movement restrictions continue to be...
Heavy vehicle testing resumes

Heavy vehicle testing to restart gradually from 4 July

DVSA has announced that it will restart heavy vehicle testing from Saturday 4 July, except for at some Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs) in Scotland. Despite...
Financial standing period of grace

Financial standing period of grace extended to 12 months

Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) Richard Turfitt (pictured) has extended to 12 months the maximum grace period that an operator can seek in order to...
Earned Recognition

Coach and bus leads the way in Earned Recognition

The coach and bus industry has continued to punch above its weight in its representation in DVSA’s Earned Recognition (ER) scheme. Of 288 total ER...
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Prohibition clearance procedure changes announced by DVSA

Changes will be made to the clearance method for some vehicle roadworthiness prohibition notices from 28 September, DVSA has announced. The new approach will...
Stephen Walsh Optare RSM

Stephen Walsh takes up Optare Regional Sales Manager role

Optare has appointed Stephen Walsh (pictured) to the position of Regional Sales Manager for Scotland and East of England. Stephen joins Optare from Eminox. He...
Coach industry support

Sunak’s ‘missed opportunity’ for coach industry support: CPT

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has welcomed Chancellor Rishi Sunak’s decision to introduce a Job Support Scheme, but it says that Mr Sunak...