Paperless Licence Could Lead To Chaos

There are worries that the scrapping of the paper counterpart of licences in June could lead to car hire disruption this summer. Drivers will need to obtain a special online code before heading abroad or they may be refused a rental car. Drivers have been told to destroy their counterpart from June as it will [...]

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Delays Caused by Driving Dog

Motorists on a busy stretch of the M74 were subjected to delays on the motorway by a rather unusual incident – The sight of a dog driving a tractor. The sheepdog called Don had climbed into the agricultural vehicle and accidentally engaged the motor, causing it to crash through a fence, stopping only when it [...]

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Driver Horror Stories Recorded On Camera

A cyclist from Manchester has been filming his daily commute to Trafford Park after a near-death encounter with a HGV two years ago. The cyclist says he used early footage to have a driver prosecuted for careless driving and is in regular contact with police and bus operators. His most recent shocking footage, posted to [...]

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Counterpart abolition update

From 8th June 2015, DVLA will no longer issue the paper counterpart to the photocard driving lessons. This means from that date, existing paper counterparts will no longer be valid and the DVSA is advising drivers to destroy their counterpart after this date. Drivers who hold a paper only driving licence (issued in 1998) remain [...]

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