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: […]

Company dilemma as new employee has a full licence but is seemingly uninsurable due to 19 previous convictions

A client recently undertook a driving licence check on a person who presented a valid driving licence as of August 2016. A check at DVLA however revealed the driver had amassed a large number of convictions. In the spring of 2013, the driver was sentenced for eight charges of driving whilst disqualified plus eight charges […]

Video highlighting customer benefits of Compliance Managed Services (CMS) from Licence Bureau

The service is designed to minimise the hassle and risk associated with checking whether your drivers are a safe and legally compliant to operate vehicles at work. So reducing your business risk, saving time and resource, and gaining peace of mind while keeping control of your compliance. Compliance Managed Service has been developed by Licence […]

DVLA answer a FOI request concerning who are authorised to access a driving record especially employers.

Employers are likely to be in possession of most of the details available on View Driving Record. They will also be in possession of additional information such as bank details which may be of more value than driver data. Employers are also subject to the obligations contained in the Data Protection Act and should not […]

Taking employee driving licence verification to a new level. Article from Truck and Track the Haulage and Logistics buyers magazine

In 2014 Licence Bureau Ltd of Hemel Hempstead launched Compliance Managed Services (CMS), an online portal which proactively keeps tabs on a company’s drivers, highlighting any potential risks or non-compliance issues. Licence Bureau’s system flags these up according to the level of risk – critical, high, medium or low – and provides an auditable Health-and-Safety […]

44% of employers concerned employees may not see adequately to drive

Research* carried out by Specsavers Corporate Eyecare reveals that 44% of employers surveyed state they are concerned that some employees may have eyesight that is not adequate for driving. Despite this, only a third (just 35%) of employers surveyed include testing the eyesight of drivers as part of their driver policy and more than half […]

Continuous Insurance Enforcement

New Driver Legislation As part of Continuous Insurance Enforcement (CIE), it is now a legal requirement for registered vehicle keepers to insure their vehicle(s) at all times.   The Department for Transport brings into force new measures in June 2011 outlined as the ‘Continuous Insurance Enforcement’ (CIE). The measures followed the recommendations of Professor David Greenaway’s […]

Staff driving in the course of work must be licensed and insured

Mike Reed Marketing Director at Licence Bureau Ltd whose head quarters are located in Hemel Hempstead was very pleased that local MP Mike Penning, Parliamentary Under Secretary of State for Transport recently stated “It is important for responsible employers to ensure that staff driving in the course of work are licensed and insured.”