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.
Expert Market has used Department for Transport and DVLA data to reveal that Kinross-shire in East Scotland has the most dangerous drivers in the UK.
R2C Online has released a complete free guide to Earned Recognition with guidance from DVSA.
The Government has given the green light for learner drivers to have lessons on motorways in a bid to improve road safety.
The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency’s (DVSA) Earned Recognition pilot scheme is being supported by Chevin’s FleetWave software.
FleetCheck has been asked to take part in a DVSA pilot scheme that could transform how businesses approach fleet compliance.
The DVSA has confirmed that paper MOT certificates should be viewed only as a receipt of the test and customers should check the validity of a vehicle’s MOT using the Governments online database.
However BVRLA concerned over lack of collaboration between the agencies
The Department for Transport (DfT) has published its latest Motoring Services Strategy, which commits to further improve digital services for fleets.
Gareth Llewellyn has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).
The latest MOT testing data for Great Britain has shown nearly 50 per cent of all faults found on MOTs last year could have been avoided with routine maintenance.
Government motoring agencies need to start catering for the needs of fleet operators and professional drivers, not just individual drivers.
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