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Tag : DVSA

DVSA presses for UK Mercedes recall

4 months ago / 0 comments

Mercedes-Benz UK is being urged to push ahead with a recall on some models following allegations of ‘defeat devices’.

Fleets risking £20k fines, SMMT warns

5 months ago / 0 comments

Businesses could face a fine of up to £20,000 and/or up to three months’ imprisonment for failing to check outstanding safety recalls on vehicles.

DVSA tests MOT reminder service

11 months ago / 0 comments

The DVSA is running a new service to remind drivers by text message and email when their MOT is due as it reveals that around 28% … Read More »

Under reporting of safety defects comes under focus at DVSA following Zafira fires

12 months ago / 0 comments

The DVSA is to review key recall procedures and practices including more reporting of potential safety defects and an overhaul in MOTs after a Transport Select … Read More »

Learner drivers to get motorway lessons from next year

1 year ago / 0 comments

Learner drivers will be able to take lessons on the motorway as of next year, in a move aimed at curbing accident rates for younger motorists.

Today in Fleet – Thursday 20 July

1 year ago / 0 comments

All the key news in fleet… Nissan appoints new head of leasing to strengthen fleet presence Nissan Motor (GB) Limited has announced two new appointments designed … Read More »

Fleet World’s five-minute industry briefing: This week’s top stories

1 year ago / 0 comments

A round-up of the key news in fleet from the last week… Vauxhall reveals Kuga-rivalling Grandland X Vauxhall will join the highly competitive C-SUV sector at the … Read More »

Proposed changes to practical driving test to bring greater emphasis on real-world driving

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is proposing changes to the driving test to better reflect real-world driving and improve road safety.Under the planned changes, … Read More »

DVSA introduces new measures to raise standard of MoT testing

2 years ago / 0 comments

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is implementing a new qualification and training process to help reduce errors made in MoTs.Around 27 million car MOTs … Read More »