Driver Licences

Three driving law changes introduced today – September 1st 2021

Are you prepared for the three new driving laws being introduced in September 2021? UK Drivers will see changes to driving licence laws, fuel availability and new vehicle licence plates standards throughout September.  We take a look at each new law and how they may affect you. Driving licence extension Whilst the UK was battling […]

Licence Bureau are proud to support the 2021 Logistics UK Van Driver of the Year

Back for 2021 and in its seventh year, the search is on for the country’s best van drivers with the launch of this year’s Logistics UK Van Driver of the Year competition. The competition will climax at Bott Ltd, Ashby-de-la-Zouch on the 10th of July 2021. Licence Bureau will supply driving licence checking and risk assessments […]

Licence Bureau hits five million Driver Licence check milestone in record time

Licence Bureau, part of TTC Group, has surpassed the five million Driver Licence checks milestone – processing its latest million checks in record time. The UK’s number one provider of Driver Licence validation services hit the four million mark only 14 months ago in September 2019. Its previous million checks had taken 20 months. The […]

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 […]