Headlines: February 11th, 1999

A Driver Vehicle and Operator Strategy Board has been launched to give strategic direction to the five agencies in the group. The Board will create a strategic framework and set the direction for the agencies. It will foster better cross agency co-operation and promote joined up initiatives.

The agencies in the group are the Driving Standards Agency, the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency, the Vehicle Certification Agency, the Vehicle Inspectorate and the Traffic Area Network.

The strategic issues which the Board will address initially include: consumer protection; integration of front-end’ delivery of customer services, and increased electronic delivery of services.