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Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency
An update on measures being taken to improve tyre and vehicle safety.
Lorry, van, bus and coach drivers can pay roadside fines from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) using a secure online service from 29 January 2019.
A road haulage statutory instrument has been laid in Parliament which is designed to ensure UK law operates effectively if the UK leaves the EU without a deal.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) will be closed at times during Christmas 2018 and New Year 2019, but its online services will be available.
Vehicle operators found using tyres more than 10 years old will face a follow-up investigation and potential regulatory action.
Update to the operators of heavy vehicles guidance.
The number of cars failing emissions tests has more than doubled since the new MOT introduced stricter emission rules on 20 May 2018.
The hazard perception part of the theory test now includes clips to test a learner driver’s ability to spot developing hazards in different weather conditions.
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) examiners will routinely check lorries they stop at the roadside for emissions cheat devices.
New powers provide reassurance for hauliers to continue planning for a smooth EU exit.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is encouraging motorcyclists to brush up on their skills to make their riding safer and more enjoyable.
The MOT test changed on 20 May 2018, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) earned recognition scheme was officially launched today (Tuesday 24 April 2018).
Publication of the business plans for motoring agencies of the Department for Transport.
Learner drivers about to take their driving test could get their first taste of motorway driving after a change in the law.
Learner drivers can take motorway driving lessons with an approved driving instructor from 4 June 2018.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has confirmed driving instructors who have relationships with learner drivers could be removed from the register.
The rules will change from 5 March 2018 so lorry, bus and coach drivers who drive tired will be fined for every time they've done it in the last 28 days.
Thirty businesses and public sector organisations are now benefiting from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) earned recognition pilot.
The wait for the first MOT test on cars and motorcycles won't be extended to 4 years due to safety concerns.
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