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Some vehicle testing and enforcement services might be affected by strike action at times during April 2023, May 2023 and June 2023.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has launched its vision to 2030, setting out what needs to be done to keep Britain moving safely and sustainably.
Proposed changes to training and a cheaper, shorter periodic test could help drivers to remain in or return to the sector.
Views sought on options to improve MOT testing.
Learner drivers are being urged to check they’re ready to pass their driving test, as new statistics reveal pass rates have fallen since last year.
Official statistics reveal 74% more lorry tests were carried out between January and March 2022 compared to pre-pandemic levels.
Campaign launched to kickstart careers in logistics and create a more environmentally friendly and resilient haulage sector.
From today (18 May 2022), drivers in England, Scotland and Wales can take newly-accredited training to learn and improve the skills they need to safely tow.
Publication of the business plans for motoring agencies of the Department for Transport.
Heavy goods vehicle drivers to benefit from £20 million of funding for better roadside facilities.
Rules for all types of road users have been updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses.
Review to look at improving compulsory ongoing training for existing and returning heavy goods vehicle drivers announced.
Draft legislation concerning minimum engine size requirements for the A2 motorcycle test and licence upgrade entitlements.
Increasing capacity for testing candidate HGV drivers, combined with supporting legislation, aims to relieve the pressure on the haulage industry.
Letter from Loveday Ryder, Chief Executive of the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), about reducing waiting times, standards checks and HGV driving tests.
Announcing a consultation to temporarily amend cabotage rules and a package of measures to support the pig industry.
Government taking action to tackle the shortage of HGV drivers.
Up to 50,000 more HGV driving tests will be made available each year thanks to government action to streamline the testing process.
Introducing measures to substantially increase the number of vocational driving tests available.
Measures ramped up to maximise testing capacity, including consulting on plans to streamline process for drivers to obtain an HGV licence.
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