The Licence Bureau is warning fleet operators and drivers to ensure they understand the law relating to towing loads.
The introduction of the General Data Protection Regulations in May last year has led to “one of the most challenging years to date” for businesses, says Licence Bureau.
Licence Check is reminding fleets that employees may not be familiar with UK driving laws after more than 150,000 foreign drivers last year swapped their driving licences for UK equivalents without having to pass a driving test in this country.
It says businesses are at risk of breaching their duty of care obligations after more than 150,000 drivers, who took their driving test outside Britain, obtained a UK licence last year.
A loophole in road incident reporting measures significantly downplays the risks associated with driving for work, according to Licence Bureau.
Licence checking company blames the continued growth in personal leasing and the increased tax burden for some company car users.
Local authorities, police forces and the NHS are being reminded by Licence Bureau that the DVLA Driver Licence Check (DLC) portal is now closed.
Nearly one in three would not try to talk a friend out of drink-driving, while four in 10 know someone who has driven over the drink-drive limit, says RAC research.
Licence Bureau has made three key appointments to support its expanding business portfolio and client base in the last 12 months.
Licence Bureau is calling on organisations to get to grips with their grey fleets as it sees them struggle to come to terms with drivers using their own vehicles for business.
By Malcolm Maycock, managing director Licence Bureau
DVLA ditches old system and issues new licence-checking mandate to comply with GDPR legislation.
Licence Bureau has made one senior appointment and announced two board promotions after passing the three million-check milestone.
Licence Bureau is celebrating a continuation of fleet compliance as it checks its three millionth licence.
Driver compliance has moved to the top of the fleet agenda, says Licence Bureau after it experienced a 30% year-on-year increase in licence checks in the first half of 2017.
Licence Bureau has released a Christmas driver compliance checklist for companies preparing for a seasonal sales spike.
Licence Bureau has announced that it has been appointed by JLL to carry out driver licence checks.
Road safety charity Brake has commended the Licence Bureau for running interactive road safety sessions with sixth-formers.
by Malcolm Maycock, Licence Bureau
Road safety charity Brake and licence checking and compliance company Licence Bureau, is celebrating raising £100,000 across a five-year partnership.
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