DVSA’s “fundamental shift in approach”

A senior official from the Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency has indicated at a recent conference that its current procedures are failing, suggesting a fundamental shift in its approach in the near future from enforcement to compliance and a desire to reduce the burden placed upon “exemplar operators”.

Caroline Hicks, the Head of Enforcement Transformation at the DVSA, told delegates at Coventry’s Microlise conference she wished to see a move towards telematics and remote enforcement. 

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Vikki Woodfine

Partner - Head of Road Haulage & Logistics

Best known as the “Lorry Lawyer” I am also Head of the Road Haulage & Logistics group at DWF and specialise in health and safety defence work and road transport law.