DVSA
  • DVSA announces heavy vehicle test exemptions

    The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced that some vehicles and trailers with MOTs ...

    The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced that some vehicles and trailers with MOTs up to March 2021 will now get exemptions. Have I got an exemption? Eligible vehicles and traile ...

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  • DVSA issues lorry brake drum warning

    Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has warned operators about seriously defective aftermarket b ...

    Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has warned operators about seriously defective aftermarket brake drums that may be fitted to Scania P400 lorries within their fleet. The DVSA has said it’s ...

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  • DVSA debunks roadside enforcement myths

    Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) Enforcement Policy Specialist Mark Horton debunks the top myth ...

    Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) Enforcement Policy Specialist Mark Horton debunks the top myths surrounding the agency’s roadside enforcement role. DVSA carried out almost 200,000 roadside ...

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  • Truckfile looks at compliance reporting

    Digital data is the core of DVSA’s Earned Recognition system. We asked Paul Clark, Managing Director of T ...

    Digital data is the core of DVSA’s Earned Recognition system. We asked Paul Clark, Managing Director of Truckfile, if this is just the start of a transformation of compliance reporting. Is Earned Reco ...

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  • Vehicle emissions put in the spotlight

    Vehicle emissions are coming under increased scrutiny as UK cities struggle to improve air quality. Are y ...

    Vehicle emissions are coming under increased scrutiny as UK cities struggle to improve air quality. Are your maintenance regimes keeping pace? There has been much publicity in recent months about the ...

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  • Revised guidance

    DVSA’s guidance on how it categorises vehicle defects during roadside checks and vehicle tests has been u ...

    DVSA’s guidance on how it categorises vehicle defects during roadside checks and vehicle tests has been updated. The guide outlines the actions to take when roadworthiness defects are found during veh ...

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  • DVSA issues guidelines on vehicle waivers

    The DVSA announced that annual inspections for dangerous goods vehicles have been suspended from 21st Mar ...

    The DVSA announced that annual inspections for dangerous goods vehicles have been suspended from 21st March 2020, but what do you need to do to continue transporting dangerous goods?  To continue tran ...

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  • Vehicle testing app

    Annual testing for buses and coaches is set to get more accurate and more efficient, thanks to an new app ...

    Annual testing for buses and coaches is set to get more accurate and more efficient, thanks to an new app being used by DVSA staff. The smartphone app gives DVSA vehicle standards assessors access to ...

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  • DVSA temporarily suspends HGVs MOT testing

    In reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, DVSA has announced that all MOT testing of lorries and trailers wil ...

    In reaction to the COVID-19 pandemic, DVSA has announced that all MOT testing of lorries and trailers will be suspended for three months from 21st March. Lorries and trailers due for test in the suspe ...

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  • Testing, testing

    CVW Consulting Editor Sharon Clancy takes a closer look at the Annual Test statistics from DVSA. Over thr ...

    CVW Consulting Editor Sharon Clancy takes a closer look at the Annual Test statistics from DVSA. Over three-quarters of a million trucks, trailers and PSVs are required to take the annual roadworthine ...

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