A new online service will cut the time it takes to receive a duplicate logbook (V5C) from 6 weeks to 5 days.
Drivers whose photocard licence or entitlement to drive expires between February 1 and December 31, 2020 have been extended for 11 months from the date of expiry under temporary changes announced by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
Black may dominate overall, but white is the most popular choice for new cars registered, new DVLA data shows.
Private parking firms issued almost a quarter (24%) more tickets in 2019-20, compared to the previous 12 months.
The new service will reduce the amount of time it takes motorists to receive a new log book from up to six weeks to five working days.
The Association for Driver Licence Verification (ADLV) has urged fleets to maintain frequent online checking of driving licences as lockdown eases in the UK.
Licence Check is offering advice to fleet decision-makers regarding licence checking services whilst the coronavirus outbreak forces many businesses into lockdown and remote-working.
The milestone comes as Licence Bureau continues to raise awareness among businesses of the driver and vehicle compliance challenges faced daily.
The number of drivers that have had their licence revoked has increased by an “alarming” rate, according to Licence Check.
Ensuring drivers are in good health has an important part to play in road safety. Andrew Ryan looks at three key areas
By Martyn Nash chairman of VGroup International
From April to July, private parking companies requested 1,479,152 sets of vehicle keeper records from the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
By Paul Loughlin, of national law firm Stephensons
Cap HPI claims used car risk, while DVLA denies removing the previous keeper from the V5C should result in an increase in fraud.
Julie Lennard, former director of strategy, policy and communications has been appointed as the new chief executive of the Driver Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
By Lee Wolstenholme, managing director of Vehicle Consulting
DVLA ditches old system and issues new licence-checking mandate to comply with GDPR legislation.
By Malcolm Maycock, managing director Licence Bureau
Julie Lennard has been appointed as the interim Chief Executive of the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).
UK motorists are in full support of the private parking industry code of practice bill due to “bad reputation” of private companies.
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