Employers

Licence Bureau are exhibiting at the 2018 Commercial Vehicle Show.

 Come along and meet us on stand 4F60 24-26 April 2018. Driven by innovation and new technology, the Commercial Vehicle Show is helping to inspire change in the road transport and logistics industry. Be part of something special from 24th – 26th April 2018. To receive your fast track entry badge and money off breakfast […]

Prepared for winter driving? – Check out these top winter driving tips

Prepare your vehicle It’s a good idea to have your vehicle fully serviced before winter starts and have the anti-freeze tested. If you can’t have it serviced, then do your own checks. In particular, check: Lights are clean and working Battery is fully charged Windscreen, wiper blades and other windows are clean and the washer […]

Grey Fleet Owner drivers : Reduce risk and check employees have business insurance to drive and valid MOT and tax.

Our Owner driver (Grey Fleet Service) ensures your drivers using their own vehicles are subject to regular unobtrusive compliance checking as recommended by the Health and Safety at Work Act. The questions you need to ask are: Do you really know how many of your employees use their own vehicle to carry out business journeys? Are […]

Licence Bureau urges Courier Companies to introduce rigorous licence checks for temporary Christmas drivers

Licence Bureau has issued a five-point guide to ensure temporary drivers remain safe. The launch of the plan comes as delivery firms are preparing to take on seasonal drivers to cater for a spike in online shopping orders in the run up to Christmas. If couriers stick to the approach, new drivers should be able […]

Not long now to the 2017 Fleet Safety Conference as endorsed by Licence Bureau

On Thursday 25 May 2017 at the St John’s Hotel, Solihull. (Quote CONF17 to book for the discounted price) The Fleet Safety Conference brings together fleet managers and suppliers to share best practice in managing road risk. The conference will feature best practice presentations from the winners of the 2016 Fleet Safety Awards covering topics including: […]

Data from a BBC Radio 5 live freedom of information request to the DVLA shows thousands caught driving distracted twice over four years

Almost 10,000 drivers have been caught twice for being distracted while driving, including using a mobile phone, in the last four years. More than 600 people were caught three times and one driver five times, data from a BBC Radio 5 live freedom of information request to the DVLA shows. Road safety charity Brake says […]

Useful information on new residents eligibility to drive in the UK from the DVLA.

New residents may drive here  on the strength of a valid non-EC/EEA driving licence or IDP for a period of 12 months from the date he takes up residence here.  This is provided for in British law through Sections 87 and 88 (5)(b) of the Road Traffic Act 1988 and Regulation 80 of the Motor Vehicles […]