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Regulatory & Legislation

Fleet Operators must ensure they remain fully up to speed with legislation associated with the fleet industry to remain compliant and this section provides key information regarding Regulatory & Legislative topics, such as The Bribery Act.

DVLA - Assessing fitness to drive: amended guide for medical professionals

The DVLA has updated the 'Assessing fitness to drive: a guide for medical professionals'.The main changes are within chaper one - neurological disorders and chapter two - cardiovascular disorders.The ...

07-03-2017

DVLA Fleet Scheme - View Vehicle Record service

If you're a fleet operator with 50 vehicles or more, registered to one address. Then you can join the DVLA fleet scheme and get access to the View Vehicle Record service. Manage all you...

11-01-2017

DVLA - Driver Medical Services Update September 2016

Britain has one of the best road safety records in the world and driver licensing rules play an important part in keeping our roads safe. All drivers have a legal duty to make sure they are me...

29-09-2016

DVLA's digital services and motor dealers

DVLA now has a number of digital services available.These have been designed to modernise and streamline the motor industry’s interface with its customers and DVLA. All these services have...

17-06-2016

ESOS Newsletter - Environment Agency

The latest Environment Agency ESOS Newsletter is available to download below....

12-11-2015

Smoking In Vehicles

It’s now illegal to smoke in a vehicle with anyone under 18.From today, 1 October 2015, it's illegal to smoke in a car, or any other vehicle, with anyone under 18. The law applies in England and W...

02-10-2015

Approaches to ESOS

The Department of Energy & Climate change have issued a guide ' Approaches to ESOS Audits' to help provide best practice advice on how to exploit the flexible framework ESOS provides. Develop...

24-04-2015

Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Update 2

The Department of Energy & Climate Change have issued some further guidance on the practicalities of carrying out an ESOS audit.  This is intended to supplement previous information gi...

31-03-2015

Abolition of the Counterpart -

The driving licence counterpart was introduced in 1998 to display information that could not fit on the photocard driving licence. It includes penalty point information and provisional vehicle enti...

18-03-2015

Abolition of the Counterpart - Driving Poster

A driving poster supplied by the DVLA is available to download below....

18-03-2015

Abolition of the Counterpart - Hiring Poster

A hiring poster supplied by the DVLA is available to download below....

18-03-2015

Changes to legislation on drugs and driving

From the 2nd March the law will be changed to allow the police to prosecute those who drive after taking certain drugs.  A factsheet kindly provided by the FTA is available to download below....

05-03-2015

Changes to legislation on drugs and driving - information leaflet

From the 2nd March the law will be changed to allow the police to prosecute those who drive after taking certain drugs. - A Department of Transport Leaflet is available to download below....

05-03-2015

Changes to legislation on drugs and driving - poster

From the 2nd March the law will be changed to allow the police to prosecute those who drive after taking certain drugs. - A Department of Transport poster is available to download below....

05-03-2015

Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme (ESOS) Update

An update, kindly provided by the FTA is available to download below. ...

26-02-2015

Abolition of the Counterpart - Update

The driving licence counterpart was introduced in 1998 to display information that could not fit on the photocard driving licence. Predominantly, it gives information on penalty points and provisio...

17-02-2015

Abolishment of the paper counterpart - information leaflet

The DVLA have produced a leaflet covering the abolishment of the paper counterpart and available to download below....

17-02-2015

Abolition of the Counterpart - Stakeholder & commercial customer briefing pack

No more counterpartFrom 8 June 2015, as part of the Government’s Red Tape Challenge initiative to remove unnecessary burden on drivers, DVLA will no longer issue the paper counterpart to the photoca...

09-01-2015

ACFO ESOS Paper

A guide to the energy saving opportunity scheme ESOS can be downloaded below...

04-12-2014

ESOS Update

The Energy Savings Opportunity Scheme – and what it means to your fleet.A datasheet is available to download below....

24-10-2014

Abolition of the tax disc

what does it mean for you if you’re thinking of buying or selling a vehicle?The latest information from the DVLA is available to download below....

24-09-2014

Buying a vehicle? Trade Plate FAQ's

FAQ's in relation to trade plates following the abolition of the tax disc are available to download below....

24-09-2014

DVLA Update Buying or Selling a Vehicle From 1st October

From the 1st October 2014 the tax is no longer transferable, so a vehicle must be taxed before use.FAQ's from the DVLA relating to buying and selling a vehicle are available below....

05-09-2014

DVLA Update - Buying a vehicle from the 1st October - Commercial

DVLA Update Buying or Selling a Vehicle From 1st OctoberFrom the 1st October 2014 the tax is no longer transferable, so a vehicle must be taxed before use.FAQ's from the DVLA relating to buying and se...

05-09-2014

DVLA Update - Buying a vehicle from the 1st October - Consumer

DVLA Update Buying a Vehicle From 1st OctoberFrom the 1st October 2014 the tax is no longer transferable, so a vehicle must be taxed before use.FAQ's from the DVLA relating to buying a vehicle for the...

05-09-2014

DVLA Update - Buying a vehicle from the 1st October - Direct Debit

DVLA Update Buying a Vehicle From 1st OctoberFrom the 1st October 2014 the tax is no longer transferable, so a vehicle must be taxed before use.FAQ's from the DVLA relating to the Direct Debit Sc...

05-09-2014

DVLA update on abolishing the counterpart driving licence

The the latest project newsletter from the DVLA relating to the abolishment of the paper counterpart is available for download....

25-07-2014

DVLA Transistion of Driver & Vehicle Agency Vehicle Registration & Licensing Services

DVLA Transition of Driver & Vehicle Agency Vehicle Registration & Licensing Services - Northern Ireland Electronic Vehicle Services.Recently published booklet giving motor trade and comm...

09-07-2014

Abolition of the tax disc - Motor Trade

Reviewed 11.11.14 - From the 1st October, paper tax discs will no longer be issued, but vehicles will still need to be taxed.FAQ's for  the motor trade are available on our download....

13-06-2014

Abolition of the tax disc - Consumer

Reviewed 11.11.14 - From the 1st October, paper tax discs will no longer be issued, but vehicles will still need to be taxed.FAQ's for  the consumer  are available on our download....

13-06-2014

The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012

Reviewed 11.11.14 - Philip Somarakis outlines the town important legislative changes concerning The Protection of Freedoms Act 2012 in relation to the parking of vehicles on private property....

06-04-2013

DVLA - Changes to time-limits on revocation of unsurrendered licenses

Reviewed 11.11.14 - Information on the changes to DVLA procedures when dealing with drivers who have failed to surrender their licences to the court or DVLA to have penalty points endorsed on the...

06-04-2013