Licence Check has launched a new text message-based method of driver authorisation in its DAVIS driver and vehicle risk platform.
Licence Check is warning fleet operators many drivers will need to renew permissions to access licence details with the DVLA.
Covid-19 will have a lasting impact on fleet policies, procedures and practices, creating a different environment for fleet compliance, says Licence Bureau.
Licence Bureau, part of TTC Group, has surpassed the five million driver licence check milestone.
Licence Check has launched an online audit module, Driver Audit, in anticipation of an increase in grey fleet drivers due to the Coronavirus pandemic.
Licence Bureau has praised vehicle fleet operators for their focus on driver safety and compliance despite the business challenges presented by the coronavirus pandemic.
By Andy Jackson, head of finance at Imosphere
The Association for Driver Licence Verification (ADLV) has urged fleets to maintain frequent online checking of driving licences as lockdown eases in the UK.
The process for updating new endorsements and points on a licence also remains unaffected, says the DVLA.
Oxford Direct Services (ODS) says it is meeting its compliance agenda across an owned and grey fleet equating to almost 600 vehicles thanks to Licence Check’s DAVIS platform.
Licence Bureau says businesses of all sizes need to ensure drivers have a permit to drive legally.
CBVC Vehicle Management says it has seen major benefits from introducing e-licence checking, including reduced time in achieving driver approval and improved compliance levels.
Licence Check has seen a 79% year-on-year increase in licence checks, figures from the DVLA show.
Licence Bureau chosen as official ‘licence check only’ partner.
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.
Licence Check has increased the number of options available within its Driver and Vehicle Information Solution (DAVIS) to collect driver details.
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.
Fleet operators are tackling a “forest of fires” thanks, in part, to the Government being unable to set the agenda because of Brexit, says ACFO chairman John Pryor.
New compliance supergroup aims to ‘blow opposition out of the water’.
Fleets are being reminded that drivers may need an international driving permit (IDP) if they are going to drive abroad in the event of a no deal Brexit.
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