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DVLA has advised that drivers whose photocard licence or entitlement to drive expired between 1 February and 31 August 2020 have now been granted a longer extension period of 11 months, an increase from the previous seven months.
The Driver & Vehicle Standards Agency has confirmed that EU drivers’ hours and tachographs rules will change on 20 August 2020.
Martin Phillips, Joint Managing Director at i247 Group, talks to BVRLA Events Manager, Fran Hampson about tyre supply and garage capacity as well as upskilling of technicians and the impact of the Covid-19 pandemic in this 22-minute interview.
i247 Group Joint Managing Director Martin Phillips brings to life the reality of some of the vehicle maintenance challenges being faced by fleets post lockdown.
Transport Minister for Roads and Security, Baroness Vere, has invited the BVRLA to be part of an official review of the current heavy goods vehicle testing provision, taking place over the coming months.
The Department for Transport has published a Call for Evidence as part of its year-long joint review of roads policing, undertaken alongside the Home Office and the National Police Chiefs’ Council.
As Government announces that mandatory MOT testing is to be reintroduced from 1 August 2020, the BVRLA is encouraging members to get tests booked in now to avoid the backlog.
The European New Car Assessment Programme has announced that new safety tests are being introduced to improve occupant and post-crash protection, promoting the latest advanced driver assistance technology.
While whiplash reform measures remain important, government and industry have agreed that now is not the time to press ahead with significant transformational change to the personal injury sector.
Transport for London has today confirmed that no charges will be payable or enforced for non-compliant vehicles under the new Direct Vision Standard and the new Low Emission Zone until at least the end of February 2021.
Transport for London (TfL) is reminding BVRLA members of the importance of advising customers of the Rotherhithe Tunnel restrictions following concerns that customers are flouting rules and incurring fines.