ADLV Expects Marked Growth For Online Checks By Local Authority Fleets – As DVLA Ends DLC Option

The ADLV (Association For Driving Licence Verification) is expecting a marked increase in Local Authority fleet demand for its online licence services, once the DVLA’s DLC (Driver Licence Check) service ends in December. Currently, the DLC is used to verify the licences of local authority fleet drivers and also to check the licences of local Private Hire Vehicle (PVH) taxi drivers. By using the ADLV online service, which is based on longer 3 year ‘permissions’, Local Authority users can easily automate more frequent checks than they were previously able to….

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ADLV Members Meet GDPR Compliance Rules Deadline

With the support of the DVLA, the ADLV (Association for Driving Licence Verification) now sees the ‘light at the end of the GDPR transition tunnel’. Recent GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, meant that over 2 million drivers were required to grant new driving licence data check permissions to their fleet operator by the 25th August. After this date no scheduled rechecks can take place using the former methods putting many drivers at risk of infringing company rules and policies until they comply. With member companies collaborating closely as…

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ADLV Urges Fleet Managers To Increase Online Licence Check Frequency For High Risk Drivers

Citing recent road safety figures, the Association for Driving Licence Verification (www.ADLV.co.uk) is urging fleets to increase the frequency of driving licence checks on high risk drivers. According to new ADLV recommendations, monthly checks should be carried out on drivers with more than nine points as a matter of best-practise. The recommendations seek to build on guidelines by the Freight Transport Association and FORS (Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme) which both recommend drivers should be checked at least bi-annually as a matter of course. However, according to the ADLV, as a…

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GDPR Compliance Rules Require Over 2 Million Fleet Drivers To Revalidate Driving Licence Data Consent

GDPR based changes announced by the DVLA, this month, mean that over 2 million drivers will be required to grant new driving licence data permission to their fleet operator. Only by complying with the new rules, which come into effect 25th August 2018, will fleet drivers be properly checked. The new GDPR regulation will apply to all private and public sector organisations processing Personal Data and receiving driver information from the DVLA. Employers and fleet managers, who are legally obliged to check a drivers’ entitlement to drive, will be under…

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ARI Joins ADLV As Fleet Procurement Prioritises Online Checking and GDPR Excellence

Fleet Management innovator ARI (www.arifleet.co.uk) is the latest organisation to join the Association For Driving Licence Verification (www.adlv.co.uk). The move reflects the Association’s growing popularity with Fleet Procurement Managers, who now see the benefits of regular online licence checking. There is also an appreciation, by the trade, that the ADLV supports Health and Road Safety legislation, meets ISO 27001 requirements & advises members on how to prepare for GDPR. Combined, the perception of both existing members and new recruits is that the ADLV now offers fleets a proven hub for…

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New ADLV Team Eyes Evolving Opportunities Including GDPR

Several new faces have joined the Association for Driving Licence Verification (www.ADLV.co.uk) board. The changes, made in accordance with the Association’s founding charter, see Licence Check’s Terry Hiles elected as Deputy Chair to support the existing Chair, Malcolm Maycock of Licence Bureau. Chris Thornton of DriveTech joins as Treasurer and Mark Sugden of GBG takes over as Secretary and Head of Marketing. Kevin Curtis of Driving Monitor remains as Technical Director. The new team will set about building on the successes of the ADLV’s first 3 years and tackling future…

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