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Licence Bureau praises fleet sector for focus on driver compliance

Licence Bureau has heaped praise upon vehicle fleet operators for their unwavering focus on driver safety and compliance despite the myriad of Covid-19 pandemic related business challenges. The month of July saw Licence Bureau break its own record for the number of licence checks carried out in a single month with some 85,000 checks complete. […]

Highway Code: your views needed to improve safety

Review of The Highway Code to improve road safety for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders. A consultation has been launched seeking your views on proposed changes to the Highway Code.  The review is being held by the Department for Transport, to improve safety for vulnerable road users, particularly the groups of: Cyclists Pedestrians Horse riders […]

‘New norm’ posing new driving for business challenges

The ‘new norm’ of home working and the human behavioural trends that may bring about is creating a whole host of new driving for business challenges according to Licence Bureau. With home working now an established part of day-to-day business in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, and many organisations recognising its potential benefits long […]

Interesting Electric Vehicles Charging Device Statistics

This release presents experimental statistics on the number of publicly available electric vehicle charging devices in the UK, broken down by Local Authority. Key findings: At 1 April 2020, there were 17,947 public electric vehicle charging devices available in the UK. Of these, 3,107 were rapid devices. Since 2015, the number of public charging devices […]

What are the different types of Electric Vehicle Powertrain Technologies?

There are three main types of electric vehicles (EVs). BEVs, or battery electric vehicles, PHEVs of plug-in hybrid electric vehicles, and HEVs, or hybrid electric vehicles. BEV. Battery electric vehicles (BEVs) are powered solely by batteries. They use an electric motor to turn the wheels and produce zero emissions. Since April 2020, zero emission EVs […]

Licence Bureau: road safety must be a top business priority

Road safety and legal compliance must remain a top priority as businesses adapt to the ‘new norm’ of working from home, according to Licence Bureau. With the mass adoption of working from home in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic and concerns drivers are becoming deconditioned to daily driving, Licence Bureau is urging businesses to […]

Returning to the Road

Licence Bureau’s training manager Martin Starkey advises employers and employees on these key aspects of “Returning to the road“. Do I need to be driving? Checking the vehicle Cleanliness Refuelling Speed awareness Planning for your journey Click here or on the graphic below to watch the advice in a short presentation.

Our Vehicles, Our Safety, Our Responsibility: Improving Road Safety for Vulnerable Road Users

If you are in any way involved in an aspect of company fleet, vehicle, road, driver, pedestrian or cyclist road safety and you think that your company needs to improve in terms of managing any of these aspects, the 10 minutes you will spend watching this CILT video may be the wisest 10 minutes you […]

Licence Bureau calls for businesses to take responsibility and empower drivers

Licence Bureau is calling for all businesses to take responsibility and empower their drivers to make more safety conscious decisions rather than heap more work-related stresses on them. As the UK re-emerges in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic, Licence Bureau is urging businesses to entrust their drivers to make the ‘right’ commercial decisions based […]