Jaama has launched a new DVSA Earned Recognition Scheme module that enables commercial vehicle operators to create, store and manage compliance data.

  • The new module is also applicable to coach and bus operators
  • It has been launched following Jaama being recognised by the DVSA as a ‘validated IT supplier’ for its Key2 web-based technology.
  • Operators that use Key2 are able to send defined Earned Recognition Scheme key performance indicator information to the DVSA database every four-weeks
  • This includes data captured from walk-around vehicle inspection checks, servicing and MoT’s.

Operators adopting the Earned Recognition Scheme are less likely to get stopped for roadside inspections which will save them time and money.

Roadside checks have an impact on business efficiency because they inevitably result in delays and subsequent fines for operators missing allocated time slots with their customers. Additionally, vehicle defects found in checks can potentially result in legal action and trigger a chain reaction nightmare of a deep dive fleet audit by the DVSA.

The DVSA sees The Earned Recognition Scheme as “a marked shift in approach” by “rewarding operators who are serious about road safety”, and will allow its officers to focus their enforcement activities at the high-risk operators who put other road users in danger.

The module supports DVSA compliance for job sheet and vehicle road-worthiness requirements. The functionality also includes workflow to help prevent non-compliance such as not being able to sign off checklists that haven’t been fully completed or where unrectified defects are still associated. 

Martin Evans, managing director of Jaama said: “Jaama has developed and designed the new Key2 module to exactly replicate the requirements of the DVSA Earned Recognition Scheme.

“The information recorded in Key2 by transport managers will clearly demonstrate to the DVSA that their fleets are practising robust and timely compliance methods.”