Transport Compliance Audits Explained

Transport Compliance Audits Explained

Navigating Compliance: The Importance of Transport Compliance Audits In the dynamic world of transport and logistics, adherence to operator regulations stands as a cornerstone of operational success. At Total Compliance, we recognise the pivotal role of compliance assessments in ensuring your business stays on track. Our expert consultants specialise in road haulage and passenger operations,…

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What is a Vehicle Maintenance Audit?

What is a Vehicle Maintenance Audit

A Vehicle Maintenance Audit involves a structured review of a company’s or organisation’s procedures for maintaining its vehicle fleet. Its main objective is to determine whether vehicles are being appropriately serviced in accordance with manufacturer recommendations, industry norms, and regulatory mandates. In the transport and haulage industries, ensuring the safety and roadworthiness of commercial vehicles…

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Unveiling the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) in DVSA Earned Recognition: A Comprehensive Overview

In the realm of DVSA Earned Recognition, Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) serve as vital metrics to gauge an operator’s compliance in maintenance and driving activities. These KPIs encompass all records associated with the operator’s licenses included in the scheme, aiming for a thorough evaluation of performance. Let’s delve into the intricacies of DVSA Earned Recognition…

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Demystifying DVSA Earned Recognition Audit Sampling: A Closer Look

In the world of DVSA Earned Recognition, audit sampling plays a crucial role in assessing an operator’s compliance and ensuring the integrity of the program. But how does this sampling process work? In this blog post, we’ll delve into the intricacies of DVSA Earned Recognition audit sampling, shedding light on the areas of measurement and…

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What is DVSA Earned Recognition?

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) earned recognition scheme is a comprehensive and robust initiative established by the governing body to enable organisations to demonstrate their adherence to the highest standards of driver and vehicle compliance. By participating in the DVSA earned recognition scheme, participants engage in a continuous process of self-monitoring, diligently tracking…

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Brake Test

Records are kept (for at least 15 months) of all driver reports that record defects, and all safety inspection, routine maintenance and vehicle repair reports, and that these are made available on request. When it comes to vehicle maintenance it is essential that you retain evidence of all works completed on your vehicles. This could…

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Vehicle Checks

Drivers report promptly any defects or symptoms of defects that could prevent the safe operation of vehicles and/or trailers, and that any defects are recorded in writing. This article has strong links to the previous article which covered ensuring that your vehicles and trailers are kept in a fit and serviceable condition at all times.…

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Driver Training

Our experience of Operator Licence awareness training for drivers is one of confusion! Drivers cannot understand what the benefit are to them, but our experience of the benefits is almost infinite. In 2020, we undertook a transport manager refresher course as a one day driver CPC course and early in the course our trainer posed…

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