DVSA to provide essential enforcement update at Logistics UK’s fleet engineer conference


The Enforcement Policy Manager and the Technical Standards Manager at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), Dave Wood and Russell Hall respectively, will be providing an essential update on the Agency’s approach to modern fleet maintenance at Logistics UK’s 2021 Fleet Engineer Conference. This one-day event will be unmissable for anyone with responsibility for specifying commercial vehicles, ensuring roadworthiness and compliance, and maintaining fleets.

Taking place at the British Motor Museum in Warwickshire on 7 September 2021, the conference will provide delegates with an opportunity to hear about the very latest developments in commercial vehicle technology, future vehicle design, maintenance legislation changes, and good practice advice from leading names from across the sector. This includes keynote speaker, Kevin Rooney, the Traffic Commissioner for the West of England, and senior representatives from IVECO, Warburton, Volvo, Renault, BPW Limited, TIP Trailer Services, Royal Mail, TEXA UK Ltd, and Siemens Mobility. The event is sponsored by VARTA Batteries, UK Recovery (AA), Tip Europe and TotalKare. Warehouse and Logistics Magazine is the media partner, and V L Test Systems and Renault Trucks are silver sponsors.

Phil Lloyd, Head of Engineering Policy at Logistics UK, comments: “I am thrilled that Dave Wood, the Enforcement Policy Manager for DVSA and Russell Hall, the Technical Standards Manager, will be providing an essential overview of the Agency’s approach to vehicle maintenance at this year’s Fleet Engineer, including its plans to modernise MOT testing. Mr Wood and Mr Hall will also be explaining the Agency’s new investigations process.  As vehicle and trailer technology continues to evolve at a rapid rate, it is vital that engineers stay abreast of the latest developments and enforcement policies; Fleet Engineer truly is the unmissable event for anyone responsible for maintenance of fleets.”

To book your place, priced at £259.99 + VAT for Logistics UK members and £299.99 + VAT for non-members, please visit logistics.org.uk/fleet-engineer.  

 Logistics UK is one of the UK’s leading business groups, representing logistics businesses which are vital to keeping the UK trading, and more than seven million people directly employed in the making, selling and moving of goods. With COVID-19, Brexit, new technology and other disruptive forces driving change in the way goods move across borders and through the supply chain, logistics has never been more important to UK plc. Logistics UK supports, shapes and stands up for safe and efficient logistics, and is the only business group which represents the whole industry, with members from the road, rail, sea and air industries, as well as the buyers of freight services such as retailers and manufacturers whose businesses depend on the efficient movement of goods. For more information about the organisation and its work, including its ground-breaking research into the impacts of COVID-19 on the whole supply chain, please visit logistics.org.uk