Carry out a driving licence check online to get an insight into your employee’s driving licence eligibility. This fulfils your duty of care as well as helps to reduce driver risk.
RAM Assist can very simply check your employee driver’s licence status by carrying out an automated driving licence check online. Carrying out this kind of check is becoming increasingly important for businesses that have drivers who are using company vehicles for work-related events. We help you carry out a licence check quickly and easily, so you know if your driver is eligible to be on the road.
Using RAM Tracking to check driving licence points supplies your business with features that are vital to keeping you as profitable as possible:
Partnered with the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) you will never get caught out with out-of-date licences. Use RAM Tracking and check drivers licence statuses in seconds.
We have made it even easier with our online driving licence check, you can carry out the licence check within our fleet/workforce management software RAM Assist.GET A QUOTE
The courts can hand your drivers a fine as well as “endorse” their driving record with penalty points if they are convicted of a motoring offence. These endorsements must stay on their driving record for a minimum of 4 years and a maximum of 11 years. This depends on the offence that they have committed.
If you build up 12 or more penalty points within a 3-year period (6 penalty points in 2 years for new drivers), then you can be disqualified from driving. Something which is often the cause of penalty points is speeding – if any of your drivers are caught speeding, the minimum penalty is a £100 fine along with 3 points to the licence.
This is why carrying out an online driving licence check on your employees is so important, if you carry out a check through our system, you will have a record of the driver’s points within the last year and you can even download a PDF of when they have received points, allowing you to keep tabs on if a driver is not eligible to drive.Get a Quote
Up-to-date information on your drivers with a DVLA licence check. Identify at-risk drivers the moment that they become a risk to save money.
Do you have drivers with previous accidents on driving convictions? You can carry out a DVLA driving licence check more often for these drivers.
Once your drivers are set up, licence checks are an automatic process, so you don’t have to worry. This reduces the overall risk to your business.
By having an automatic process in place, it takes the weight off of your admin team. No more manual licence checking!
Having drivers who are ineligible to drive at the wheel of the company vehicle will cost your company thousands. You can carry out the driver’s licence check to a frequency that suits your needs.
If someone has a past of driving convictions or even has a history of accidents, carrying out DVLA driver’s licence checks on them helps you know if they are no longer eligible to drive.
Additionally, using our cloud-based solution ensures that you can simply do a driving licence check online and get the most up-to-date information on the drivers within your fleet.
This will change depending on the frequency of your driver’s licence checks. It will cost a different amount if you have them quarterly than if you only check once a year.
However, we charge a flat fee for each time that our system carries out a check on an individual driver’s records.
Having a variety of options for how frequently you carry out these checks allows you to get a more in-depth understanding of the number of points your drivers have as well as allowing you to fully control your budget.
DVLA Driver's Licence Checks allow a business to verify that a person either attempting to join their mobile workforce or that is already working as part of their mobile workforce has a current and valid UK Driver's Licence, it also lets you understand that this individual is legally allowed to drive one of the vehicles that is in your fleet. Not only is this important for safety and compliance reasons but if they get into an accident, you need to know that your business is protected from liability.
RAM Tracking have simplified the DVLA Driver's Lience Check process ensuring that it is quick and easy. Provide us with the name, date of birth and driving licence number of the drivers within your fleet and we will do the heavy lifting for you, ensuring that they have a valid licence and how many points they have picked up recently (if any). You will understand at a glance if a certain driver is unable to drive allowing you to take any necessary steps.
You should carry out a DVLA Driver's Licence Check at least once a year, however, this can be adapted for your fleet. If you have concerns about the driving capabilities of a driver, you can do it more frequently. You should also carry out a check on the licence of any new driver before they begin work for your company.
Whilst performing a DVLA Driver's Licence Check on your own is a possibility, it can end up being a very time-consuming process, if you have a large fleet and had to go through each one individually, this will take up precious time as well as there being the concern that it may not as comprehensive or accurate as if you were to use a service like RAM Tracking. Our team of experts verify licences accurately and efficiently providing you with data that you can understand at a glance.
The price of a DVLA Driver's Licence Check carried out on your entire fleet depends entirely on the number of checks that you need to carry out. We do offer discounted rates on bulk checks.
If a DVLA Driver's Licence Check reveals that a driver has an invalid or revoked licence, you must promptly take appropriate action so that you ensure that you remain compliant, without taking action, you leave a driver to operate a company vehicle illegally. You must look at the individual circumstance and you may need to suspend or terminate a driver's employment. You may need to look over your options and take a different appropriate action that allows you to protect your business and customers.
It couldn't be easier to complete a driver's licence check through RAM Tracking, simply log in to your account on RAM Assist, and navigate to the "DVLA Driver's Licence Checks" section. From here you will have all of the drivers that you have entered into our system already. Our system will then provide you with new information based on the frequency of the checks that you are paying for. If you have any issues with any of this or if you have any questions, our support team would be happy to help any time.
DVLA Driver's Licence Checks are the most reliable and an incredibly effective method to verify the status of an individual's licence. However, you may also need to check that they are specifically capable of driving a specialist vehicle, a standard licence doesn't cover HGVs for example. You can request additional documentation to confirm their qualifications.
The information is updated as frequently as you want it to be, whether you have an update yearly, quarterly or even more frequently than that, you will get up-to-date information based upon what you have paid for. It's important to ensure that you look at this information to get insights into your fleet.
Absolutely, Driver's Licence Checks can actually be a valuable tool for your employee screening process. By simply verifying the validity of an individual's licence, you can quickly ensure that they are legally allowed to drive for your business before hiring them. You can also make use of the driving history information provided by the DVLA to assess whether or not someone is a safe and responsible driver, as you don't want someone with a poor driving history, or even prior convictions behind the wheel of a company vehicle.
Please keep in mind though, you must always have an individual's consent to check their licence information, and this information must only be used for employment purposes.
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