More than 304,000 pensioners (over 65s) currently have penalty points on their driving licence, which is almost 25 times the number of young teenage drivers.
To mark the first anniversary of Brexit, the Government has unveiled new designs for driving licences and number plates without the EU flag.
GEM call for Government action on driver eyesight tests.
The milestone comes as Licence Bureau continues to raise awareness among businesses of the driver and vehicle compliance challenges faced daily.
VSP Vision Care has backed the Department for Transport’s (DfT) plans to consider eye tests for elderly driver over the age of 70.
Brake are pushing for a reduction in the amount of penalty points a learner can have before being disqualified.
Newly-released driving licence data shows that 80,855 driving licences have nine points – three away from a totting-up ban if incurred within three years.
The number of drivers that have had their licence revoked has increased by an “alarming” rate, according to Licence Check.
IAM RoadSmart is frustrated that more than 11,000 drivers a year are still being legally allowed on the roads with 12 or more points on their licences.
RAC highlights important changes in applying for International Driving Permits.
Local authorities, police forces and the NHS are being reminded by Licence Bureau that the DVLA Driver Licence Check (DLC) portal is now closed.
One in five (19%) of vacancies advertised on a jobs database said that having a car or a driving licence was a requirement, according to the RAC Foundation.
Novice drivers could face new restrictions after the Department for Transport announced it is investigating introducing graduating driving licences.
The Association For Driving Licence Verification is working to help fleet operators with the implementation of GDPR for the Access to Drivers Data service.
Ensuring employees hold valid driving licences is vital for the compliance of a fleet – and not doing so can have serious consequences. Ben Rooth reports.
The Association for Driving Licence Verification is expecting a 25% rise in the number of driving licences checked electronically this year.
Data obtained by DH Licence Check has shown that thousands of people are still legally driving despite having 12 or more points.
Three drivers with more than 40 points on their driving licence are still allowed on the road, according to data released by the DVLA.
Licence monitoring company LicenceCheck is leading the market for real-time licence checking, it says.
Fleets are being urged to implement driver audits into their overall licence checking and risk prevention strategy by Licence Bureau.
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