The Government is being urged to persuade motorists to book their MOT now in the interests of road safety and fears testing stations could become overwhelmed.
The Government has confirmed it will introduce new type approval regulations based on those developed by the EU, following the UK’s exit from the EU.
The DVSA is urging operators of vehicles due an MOT in September, October or November, to bring them forward to beat the expected rush for tests in the autumn.
Analysis of the latest Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) data by BookMyGarage, showed that 1 in 10 cars on the road could be classified as having ‘dangerous defects’.
The Government has announced that mandatory MOT tests for cars, motorcycles and vans in England, Scotland and Wales will be restarted from August 1.
Driving tests and lessons for cars, motorcycles and heavy vehicles will start next month, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced.
There were five million fewer MOT tests carried out in April and May 2020 than in the same months last year.
A Freedom of Information (FOI) request submitted by MoneySuperMarket has revealed that more than 3m (3,025,345) cars and vans had their MOT extended since March 30.
New research by Kwik Fit has revealed that almost 1.1 million unroadworthy vehicles are set to return to the roads as lockdown begins to ease.
DVSA issues new MOT advice after initially telling drivers in self-isolation to not take their vehicle to be MOT tested.
The DVSA tells Fleet News that requirements relating to vehicle testing are under review.
The Vehicle Remarking Association (VRA) is warning that outstanding manufacturer recalls in the used car market could attract the interest of Trading Standards.
DVSA has announced the promotion of former head of planning and performance, Becky Thomas, to director of strategy and policy.
The RAC has given its backing to aligning the MOT with vehicle safety recalls so that if there is an outstanding issue with a car or van it could fail the test.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced the appointment of Marian Kitson as its new director of enforcement.
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will now give manufacturers a 10-day deadline before it legally forces them to recall vehicles or face prosecution.
A coroner has highlighted the DVSA’s lack of demands for BMW to recall cars prone to sudden power failure in concluding an inquest into the death of a former Gurkha who died in a collision involving a stricken 3 Series saloon.
Red Driving School has announced that it is now a fully accredited DVSA (Driver and Vehicles Standards Agency) fleet training provider, diversifying its business offering.
The SMMT, together with the DVSA, is calling on UK fleet operators to join the millions of consumers who have checked if their vehicles have an outstanding safety recall.
BMW did not make UK safety officials aware of a fault that led to one of its cars being involved in a fatal collision, an inquest has been told.
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