FTA and RHA welcome DCPC exemptions consultation

The Freight Transport Association and Road Haulage Association have welcomed the Driving Standards Agency’s consultation on the possibility of exempting technicians taking vehicles to test from the scope of the Driver CPC. The two associations are pleased that their recent joint letter to the transport minister on the subject has resulted in quick action by government. Continue reading

FTA welcomes merger of VOSA and DSA

The Freight Transport Association has welcomed today’s announcement by the Department for Transport that from July, the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) and Driving Standards Agency (DSA) will be merged and put under the control of a single Chief Executive – Alastair Peoples, currently Chief Executive at VOSA – as long as this means an improvement in service and value for money for commercial vehicle operators. Continue reading