Month: September 2014

New Body To Verify Driving Licence Data For Fleets

A new trade body, the Association for Driving Licence Verification ( has been launched to provide fleet users with responsible and secure access to DVLA driving licence data. Formed in part as a response to the upcoming abolition of the current driving licence paper counterpart, members of this new association are already established providers of […]

DVLA Blog on View Driving Record – introducing Identity Assurance

The Information below is from the DVLA Blog site. All content is available under the Open Government Licence v2.0 It’s now been 5 months or 12 ‘sprints’ since View Driving Record moved into public beta (soon to be renamed View Driving Licence for its ‘live’ launch later this month) and we have been busy acting […]

The DVLA will be issuing letters to all Heavy Goods Vehicle (HGV) or Public Service Vehicle (PSV) drivers who get penalty points put on their driver record for using a mobile phone and other hand-held devices.

Using a mobile phone and other hand-held devices, whilst driving, is a criminal offence. Studies have shown this to be a serious road safety risk. If this happens whilst driving a large vehicle such as a bus or lorry, the risk is even greater. The government is introducing a range of measures to deal with […]

Licence Bureau exhibiting at the Safety Health and Environment Show

“The SHE Show”. Hilton Blackpool : Tuesday 23 Sept 2014 Licence Bureau are exhibiting at “The SHE Show” a high profile conference running alongside an exhibition featuring key suppliers and service providers in the fields of safety, health and environment. Please see additional information at Now in its sixth year it is fast becoming […]