Thursday, December 3, 2020

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...

Changes to EU drivers’ hours rules now in force

On 20 August, amendments to EU drivers’ hours regulations came into effect. Croner-i looks at the key changes and how coach operators will be...

£9.75m made available in latest round of Scottish BEAR Fund

The Scottish government has awarded over £9.75m to coach and bus operators in Scotland for the retrofit of 594 vehicles to Euro VI in...

Totalkare: The case for in-house testing in workshops

Businesses across the globe have been facing the same challenges to the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis: How can we do the same, if not more,...

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-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...

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 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 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...

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...

TotalKare launches new brake test savings calculator

The decision to bring brake testing in-house is an important one, and businesses have to weigh up the cost of the equipment against the...