DVSA guidance

Legislation and guidance can change over time so we’ve put together some links that will help you navigate laws and guidance regarding compliancy:

Moving on – Official advice and information for lorry, bus, coach and van operators and drivers, from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA).

Get an annual test (MOT) for a lorry, bus or trailer: step by step – Find out how to get an annual test for a heavy goods vehicle or public service vehicle.

MOT inspection manual: HGVs – Inspection processes and rules for lorry, trailer and other HGV annual tests (MOTs).

MOT inspection manual: public service vehicles (PSVs) – Inspection processes and rules for bus and coach annual tests (MOTs).

Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain – Traffic Commissioners are responsible for the licensing and regulation of those who operate heavy goods vehicles, buses and coaches, and the registration of local bus services.

Drivers’ hours and tachographs: goods vehicles – Rules on drivers’ hours and tachographs for vehicles used for the carriage of goods in Great Britain and abroad.

Drivers’ hours: recording of other work – How bus, coach and HGV drivers should record the hours they spend on ‘other work’.

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We have a team dedicated to helping you operate commercial vehicles, and we try our very best to ensure you remain compliant and operational through a dedicated customer care plan. If you have any questions or if you’re unsure about compliancy then please call us on 01704 896666 or make an enquiry.

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