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Mandatory MOT testing to be reintroduced from 1 August

Mandatory MOT testing is to be reintroduced from 1 August 2020 as COVID-19 restrictions are slowly lifted, Roads minister Baroness Vere has announced. Due to the coronavirus outbreak, drivers were granted a 6-month exemption from MOT testing in March to help

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Heavy vehicle testing to restart

From the 4th July the DVSA will restart testing for heavy vehicles. 3-month exemption for vehicles due to be tested in June have been issued already and they will be issuing further exemptions for July tests to help manage demand

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Advice on reducing your fleet insurance spend during Covid-19

The continuing COVID-19 outbreak has created an urgency to manage costs like never before. Scaffinsure explain how to reduce insurance costs while your vehicles may be sitting idle.  Whilst the risk of accident on the roads during lockdown has gone down, some other risks have gone up. So they’ve shared some of

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Lorries exempt from MOT for 3 months

All lorry MOT tests have been suspended from 21st March 2020 for 3 months because of the Coronavirus Covid-19 outbreak. In most cases your lorry will have been automatically issued a 3-month exemption, and you don’t need to do anything.

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Know your responsibilities and keep the wheels turning

Running even the smallest fleet of heavy goods vehicles can be a headache for many businesses – particularly those whose core business is not transport. We have been talking to leading road transport trade association, Road Haulage Association, about some

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Managing work-related road risk

Around one third of all road collisions involve someone who is driving for work. And for those of us operating in the scaffolding sector, this is a highly relevant issue to consider. When it comes to injuries, the vast majority

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What’s the value in an audit? Staying complaint…

Compliance is always important. Keeping vehicles in a roadworthy condition is good, not only for business, but for the environment and road safety. Heba Najib from Transport Management Services explains. When an operator considers utilising an audit to verify the

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Driver hours: are you compliant?

In industries such as construction, where the operative rarely drives for a living, an error in exceeding the allowed driving hours can occur simply because of ‘not being in the know’.  Heba Najib from transport management consultancy GVL Management Limited

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