The Department for Transport (DfT) recently reintroduced the HGV levy following a temporary suspension during the Covid-19 pandemic. The levy, first introduced back in 2014, is aimed at making sure lorries make a contribution towards the wear and tear of...
Interaction with the DVSA (formerly VOSA) can be worrying and have an impact on your business. In addition to conducting annual testing of lorries, buses and trailers through authorised testing facilities (ATFs) and goods vehicle testing stations (GVTS), the DVSA also conduct routine and targeted checks on vehicles, drivers and operators ensuring compliance with road safety legislation and environmental standards. They can also be involved in conducting post-collision investigations.
As a result they conduct:
- Roadside stops and inspections
- Visits to operating centres
- Interviews under caution
- Enforcement action
If you find yourself facing action by the DVSA our road transport law specialists can help. Call us on 01616 966 229.