Guidance

Who we are, what we do

An overview of VOSA’s work in and responsibilites for improving road safety standards.

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The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency was replaced by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) on 1 April 2014. You can read about what DVSA does.

Documents

Who we are, what we do

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Details

This guide gives an overview of VOSA’s role in improving road safety standards which includes providing a range of licensing, testing, enforcement and other road safety services.

The guide outlines and explains all of VOSA’s core activities including:

  • accident investigation
  • bus regulation
  • running the MOT scheme
  • technical research
  • training and education
  • vehicle enforcement and compliance
  • vehicle licensing
  • vehicle testing and inspections
Published 1 May 2012