IoTA_Logo(2).png

Institute of Transport Administration

Educating Transport Management since 1944

News

Self-driving vehicles set to be on roads by 2026 as Automated Vehicles Act becomes law

27th May 2024

Transport goods in Europe in vans or car and trailers

23rd May 2024

Update on Driver CPC reforms

22nd May 2024

New laws to be introduced to prosecute dangerous cyclists

16th May 2024

View all news »

Heavy vehicle testing during the Covid 19 suspension period

7 May 2020

 

As you are aware, due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, DVSA have taken the decision to suspend heavy goods vehicle (HGV), trailer and public service vehicle (PSV) testing for up to 3 months.

 

However, there are some instances where we’ll be testing vehicles which are being used to support the COVID-19 response.

 

These are:

•            out-of-service MOT vehicles or trailers being returned to service

•            approval of specialist vehicles, including ambulances and fire service vehicles

 

Some of this testing will be carried out by DVSA staff at ATFs. Operators/vehicle presenters will nominate an ATF based on the location of the vehicles.

 

Further information:

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/driver-and-vehicle-standards-agency