News for 2015

ADLV Urges for regular licence checks to identify high risk drivers

The ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification) is calling for fleet managers to make more regular checks on driver licence entitlement. This includes quarterly checks…

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O-licence revoked for drivers’ hours offences

Numerous records and drivers’ hours offences led to a haulage firm based in Motherwell being stripped of its O-licence. The offences were unearthed by the DVSA…

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Temporary relaxation of drivers’ hours

The Department for Transport (DfT) has agreed to a temporary relaxation of EU drivers’ hours rules to help drivers that are delayed due to industrial action…

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Descartes Tachograph Analysis & SmartLicence Bureau Relocates

The Descartes Tachograph Analysis and SmartLicence Bureau relocated on 23rd July. The Bureau now has new telephone and fax numbers. Anyone wanting to call the Bureau should…

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Have your say on the conduct of professional HGV, bus and coach drivers

The commercial vehicle industry has been invited to contribute to a consultation on how Traffic Commissioners deal with the conduct of professional truck, bus and coach…

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DVSA take new steps to focus on serially and seriously non-compliant operators

The DVSA has reiterated its intent to free up resources to tackle the worst offending transport operators. Caroline Hicks, DVSA Head of Enforcement, has said in the…

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