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DVSA update categorisation of roadworthiness defects

Article3The DVSA have updated their categorisation of roadworthiness defects. These categorisations are used by DVSA enforcement examiners or authorised police constables and provide guidance on the action to take when roadworthiness defects are found during vehicle inspections.

All vehicles accredited by FORS meet the DVSA’s inspection standards and FORS operators are reminded to check that their vehicles adhere to the standards detailed in section V1 and V2 of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme standards document, available here.

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TfL consultation on vital new river crossing for east London to close at the end of the month

Article3FORSA major public consultation for the Silvertown Tunnel, a vital new river crossing for east London, that would link the Greenwich Peninsula with the Royal Docks and help deliver thousands of new homes and jobs, will close on Sunday 29 November, 2015.

Silvertown Tunnel would provide much needed relief of congestion at the Blackwall Tunnel, which on an average day experiences two mile tailbacks during peak periods and regularly adds around 25 minutes to journey times. First opened in 1897, it is estimated around one million hours are wasted each year by people queuing to use the Blackwall Tunnel, costing around £10m today in lost time.

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