The delay in the date for the abolition of the paper counterpart to the current driving licence is ‘irrelevant’ as the time for fleets to change their processes is now, says the Association for Driving Licence Verification.
The vehicle rental industry is warning customers that the Government's plans to abolish the paper counterpart to the photocard driving licence, could leave them facing increased costs or queues when picking up their vehicle.
ACFO, the UK representative body for fleet decision-makers, is optimistic that the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency’s (DVLA) new online driver licence checking service will meet with the approval of operators.
Male drivers between the ages of 20 and 30 were the most common group to be disqualified from driving in the 12 months between July 2013 and June 2014, according to new figures obtained by the Institute of Advanced Motorists (IAM).
Fleets were given the very latest news from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) on the abolition of the tax disc, the removal of the paper counterpart and the suppression of V5C, at a special seminar hosted by Fleet News and ACFO last week.