Driver Licences

EU European Union Driving licence models and the Driving Licence Handbook

Driving Licence Models This driving licence website displays most of the valid models of driving licence in use in the EEA and provides any important information that is specific to each type of licence. You can search for a particular driving licence by using the country filter. Once you have found the right model of […]

Nearly 100,000 drivers are at risk of losing their licences, with just one more offence potentially pushing them over the 12-point threshold for a ban

Latest government data shows a worrying 97,187 drivers have a current total of 9, 10 or 11 points on their licence, risking a ban if further points are received before the existing penalties expire. And Licence Bureau warns this is bad news for employers who may not be aware of the at-risk or banned drivers […]

Department for Transport Vehicle Licensing Statistics for Great Britain 2020

At the end of 2020, there were 38.6 million licensed vehicles in Great Britain, a 0.3% decrease compared to the end of 2019. Cars make up the majority of licensed vehicles. There were 31.6 million cars (76.6%), 4.2 million LGVs (14%), 486,000 HGVs (1.7%), 1.2 million motorcycles (5.1%), 137,000 buses & coaches (0.2%), and 769,000 […]

Licence Bureau, part of the TTC group, launches new Continuum Licence scanning solution

Licence Bureau, the UK’s number one supplier of Driver Licence validation services, has launched a new digital licence scanning solution via its Continuum platform. The technology allows drivers to scan their licences via a camera on their laptop, smart phone or tablet. The data is scraped by the software, auto-populated onto the D960 e-declaration form […]

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. […]