Every year enforcement officers from the Department for Infrastructure's Driver and Vehicle Agency (DVA) carry out 6,000 inspections of goods vehicles, buses, taxis and cars each year with goods vehicles accounting for nearly half of all vehicles checked. From October these enforcement officers will begin to use tablet devices to support these roadside compliance inspections. This...Read more
There is to be a restructuring of the NI Civil Service . Following the upcoming elections the new The Department for Infrastructure will come into being on 9th May and this is the department we will be working closely with. The Department for Infrastructure will encompass:Read more
- the existing functions of the current Department for Regional Development (DRD)
- vehicle regulation,...
You will all have received a letter from DVA regarding the conditions of your road service licence. I think this is useful in terms of a reminder of your obligations but I am disappointed at the way the additional conditions have been highlighted to you as these new conditions should have been discussed with industry...Read more
If any of you have received a call from the DVA regarding a planned audit, please give me a call. Despite what you are told during the call, it is important that you are prepared for the visit and we can help you with guidance on the process and what is required. One of our members...Read more