Who has replaced Vosa?
The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency ( VOSA ) has closed. It’s been replaced by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency ( DVSA ).
What does the Transport commissioner do?
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.
Who is the Traffic Commissioner Leeds?
Grant Shapps MP
Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain
|Ministers responsible||The Rt Hon. Grant Shapps MP, Secretary of State The Rt Hon. Baroness Vere of Norbiton, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Devolution, Roads and Light Rail|
|Parent department||Department of Transport|
Who is Deputy Traffic Commissioner?
Deputy Traffic Commissioners are fee-paid post holders. The role is not full-time. They sit when the full-time Traffic Commissioner for the region is unavailable. They are appointed by the Secretary of State under section 4 of the Public Passenger Vehicles Act 1981 as amended.
How do I contact VOSA?
If you are still not sure, contact VOSA’s Customer Service Centre on 0300 123 9000.
Can VOSA stop cars?
A vehicle that appears to be defective or overweight would trigger a VOSA stop and such incidents could lead to prosecution for Construction and Use offences or the payment of a fixed penalty. Impersonating a stopping officer is an offence.
How do I complain to Vosa?
Who can call for a public Enquiry?
Commissioning the inquiry and terms of reference A public inquiry needs to be commissioned. This is done by a government minister. One of the first steps when commissioning the public inquiry is to appoint the chair, who is often a judge or senior barrister.
What is a driver conduct hearing?
Driver conduct hearings are tribunals undertaken by the traffic commissioner in light of allegations of poor driver conduct by drivers with a professional or vocational license. They aim to determine whether or not a driver is considered suitable to maintain their professional license.
What powers do traffic commissioners have?
How do I speak to someone at DVSA?
Please direct all enquiries to the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) at 0300 123 9000.
How do I contact Vosa?
Can Vosa issue penalty points?
VOSA examiners now have the power to issue fixed penalty notices.
Can Vosa stop cars?
What do I do if I have a dodgy MOT?
Appeal if your vehicle failed an MOT You need to discuss your test results with the test centre before anyone starts repairs. You can appeal against the failure if you think it’s wrong. Fill in the complaint form and send it to DVSA within 14 working days of the test.
How long does a public Enquiry take?
The 69 inquiries launched between 1990 and 2017 have varied a lot in duration, although most take around two years to report back.
Do I have to give evidence at a public inquiry?
There is no power for an Inquiry to compel someone to attend an interview to give a statement (simply to attend to give evidence or a written statement). Others ask very detailed questions.