Driver Licences

Overview of the Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) requirements

European legislation requiring a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) qualification in addition to a driving licence applies to new drivers acquiring a PCV licence from September 2008 and for drivers acquiring an LGV licence from September 2009. Those who held a vocational licence on these dates have acquired rights for the initial qualification, however, all […]

Association for Driver Licence Verification (ADLV) Urges Fleets to Continue their Online Driver Checking while the Lockdown Eases

The ADLV of which Licence Bureau is a member is urging fleets to maintain frequent online checking of driving licences as the UK lockdown eases. With rapidly expanded delivery fleets on one hand and a sudden increase in returning car drivers and volunteers on the other, the number of licence checks required has grown markedly. […]

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has reassured fleet operators it’s maintaining licence checking services in light of the Coronavirus crisis, for the time being.

The process for updating new endorsements and points on a licence also remains unaffected, says the DVLA. A spokesperson at the DVLA said: “Our digital enquiry services are currently running as normal, with the relevant support in place. We are continuing to process any manual or paper enquiries, but there may be some delays. “We […]

Maintain your driver compliance – do not cut corners.

With the massive increase in challenges the delivery sector is facing at the moment, including the recruitment of additional delivery drivers, one area that must not be compromised is the need to ensure driver licence compliance.  Employers must look to maintain road safety compliance when hiring or employing additional drivers, so ensuring anyone an employer […]

ADLV Urges Companies To Review Non UK Driving Licences Online Following Brexit Day

Whilst nothing regulatory is changing during the post Brexit transition period, the ADLV is urging companies to review the current actions they take in respect of Non GB licence holders driving or employed in the UK. Whilst convictions in the UK for Non UK licence holders are not shown on overseas licences, they are still recorded by […]