Thursday, April 22, 2021

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...

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 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 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...

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...

TruTac launches new compliance control product

Leading tachograph and compliance software provider TruTac has recently launched TruFleet - a new system for the planning and management of PSV and HGV...

Barnes Coaches improves compliance with TruTac

Barnes Coaches of Swindon has reported improvements in compliance control and overall efficiency since it installed TruTac software management tools. Developed in partnership with the...

NXWM offering free travel to refuges for domestic abuse victims

National Express West Midlands (NXWM) is supporting domestic abuse survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering free bus tickets to safe refuges. The operator is...