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Route Optimisation Transport Planning – Question and Answer Webinar

As this new year begins, have you had a chance to reflect on how you are managing your “Route Optimisation Transport Planning?” And it’s effect on: Wellbeing of drivers Reducing route risk Environment and EV shift – optimizing electric fleets Maximising headroom – reaching more customers with your current resources De-carbonisation, reducing fuel consumption Sustainable […]

Proposed changes to The Highway Code published

In 2021 it was announced that The Highway Code will be updated following the input of thousands of drivers, motoring groups and transport organisations in an effort to make UK roads safer. Proposed changes are now available to view on the GOV.UK website  https://assets.publishing.service.gov.uk/government/uploads/system/uploads/attachment_data/file/1037306/table-of-change-to-the-highway-code.pdf Key updates include: Strengthened pedestrian priority on pavements and when crossing or […]

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 […]

Road Safety Week 2021: Teach road safety awareness in schools

TTC Group, of which Licence Bureau is a part, calls on Government to introduce road safety training into National Curriculum. TTC Group, the UK’s leading road safety education provider is calling on the Government to introduce road safety training on to the National School Curriculum ahead of Road Safety Week 2021. Brake, the road safety […]

Licence Bureau, part of TTC Group are exhibiting at The Safety Health and Environment Show (South) #TheSHEshowSouth sponsored by Wilmott Dixon on Tuesday 23rd November

You can see the fabulous conference programme here https://thesheshow.com/south-conference-programme/ Please come along and discuss your work related road risk and training requirements with the team on stand 13. We look forward to meeting you. Delegates can still book tickets at https://thesheshow.com/product/s-del/  The SHE Show South 2021, DoubleTree by Hilton, MK Dons Stadium, Milton Keynes, MK1 […]

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 […]

2021 Road Risk Manager of the Year as sponsored by Licence Bureau

It’s Licence Bureau’s great pleasure to announce that the winner of this year’s Road Risk Manager of the Year Award is Kieren Tickner from Openreach for his unwavering commitment to reducing road risk for Openreach’s 33,000 drivers. Kieren works with countless managers on a one-to-one basis, educating them on how to manage road risk and […]

Van Drivers’ Toolkit: Guide to driving a light commercial vehicle

Driving for Better Business and National Highways (formerly Highways England) have produced driver information modules as part of a new Van Drivers’ Toolkit to help van drivers and fleet operators to work within the law, reduce costs, improve operating conditions and ensure employee well-being. The toolkit includes video guidance and PDFs which can be downloaded […]