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Summary of the main laws affecting “driving for work”

This summary provides insight into the legal aspects and laws that affect “driving for work”   Laws cover the company, directors, staff and drivers Corporate Manslaughter and Corporate Homicide Act 2007 Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 Management of Health and Safety at Work Regulations 1999 Health and Safety Offences Act 2008 Reporting of […]

Licence Bureau advocates businesses focus on ‘Road-Health’

Licence Bureau is advocating fleet operators and business drivers adopt a ‘road-health’ mind-set as increasing volumes of vehicles return to the UK’s roads as travel restrictions start to ease. As businesses across the UK start to ramp-up operations and road traffic volumes rise, Licence Bureau is advising fleet managers to continue to enact on the […]

Driver shortage and Driver CPC training for qualified drivers.

There is already a shortage of HGV drivers, and they are currently playing a crucial role in maintaining the supply of food and medicines during the current COVID-19 crisis. These drivers have to have a Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC).  So what is the CPC training requirement for qualified drivers? Driver CPC training for qualified […]

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. […]

Licence Bureau reinforces importance of COVID-19 Secure guidance

Licence Bureau is calling for all fleet operators and business drivers to ensure they are COVID-19 Secure and fully conversant with the UK government’s recovery strategy guidance. In line with the UK government’s guidance issued on 11 May 2020 – Our plan to rebuild: The UK Government’s COVID-19 recovery strategy – the Department for Business, […]

£450k fine for failing to manage driver fatigue

Renown Consultants has been fined £450,000 after its failure to manage driver fatigue led to the deaths of two employees. The firm, which trades as Renown Railway Services, was found guilty of health and safety offences at Nottingham Crown Court in March. It was also ordered to pay £300,000 in court costs. The case was brought […]

Government advice for Working Safely during coronavirus (COVID-19) in or from a Vehicle

Guidance for employers, employees and the self-employed 11 May 2020 This document sets out guidance on how to work safely. It gives practical considerations of how this can be applied in the workplace. This document is to help employers, employees and the self-employed in the UK understand how to work safely during the COVID-19 pandemic, […]

TTC Group supports 70% of UK’s top 10 leasing operations following Licence Bureau acquisition

TTC Group’s recent acquisition of Licence Bureau, means it now oversees compliance for 70% of the UK’s top 10 vehicle leasing operations. Road safety training and services provider, TTC Group which completed the bolt on acquisition of Licence Bureau in early March, now has a relationship with six of the UK’s largest vehicle leasing operators […]

PRIM – Fleet Standards appoints a new Ambassador – Licence Bureau

PRIM works closely with organisations to recognise them for their commitment to reducing road risk across their fleet. Uniquely, they award organisations of all fleet types and sizes, who are focusing on reducing road risk though proactive risk management. Organisations enter the accreditation at Bronze level and are awarded higher levels according, with Platinum being […]