DVLA

Legislation & Regulation
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DVLA have restarted provisional licence applications

Following on from the recent news on photocard extensions, the DVLA are now accepting new provisional applications.
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You cannot currently apply for a new provisional licence because of coronavirus (COVID-19).

You can still apply if you’re a key worker - for example, a doctor, nurse or school teacher.
Road Safety
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£2M OF FINES HANDED OUT TO 13,000 DANGEROUS MOBILE DRIVERS

Over 13,000 motorists are convicted each year for mobile phone related driving offences, paying fines exceeding £2 million
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Private parking firms will dish out 8.6 million parking tickets this year, that’s 2mil more than last year

Almost 8.6 million tickets could be issued during the financial year by “out of control juggernaut” parking firms, according to…

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Is your car too dangerous for the road? UK hotspots for unroadworthy cars revealed

Motorists driving vehicles with defective brakes, balding tyres and dodgy steering mechanisms are among those who’ve been prosecuted since 2016,…

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DVLA reveals strangest questions from drivers using the “Ask DVLA” service

DVLA’s services on Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa allow motorists to ask DVLA when their vehicle tax is due by…

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DVLA could face watchdog inquiry into sharing of driver details

iNews has reported that “The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) could face an inquiry by the information watchdog after…

Legislation & Regulation
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New data shows big drop in numbers caught driving without insurance

A freedom of information request to the DVLA* (Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency) found that 79,713 people were caught breaking…

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