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» Novadata warns drivers to factor in change to BST for Drivers Hours

Novadata has warned drivers to ensure that they calculate hours taken as rest to include the one hour less caused by the change from Greenwich Mean Time (GMT) to British Summer Time (BST) this coming weekend.

Posted - 22-03-2023

» Transport Law expert joins Novadata's two-day Transport Manager CPC Refresher courses

Attendees at transport training provider Novadata’s two day Transport Manager CPC Refresher courses have enjoyed an added bonus recently, with the attendance of transport law expert Richard Pelly.

Posted - 21-03-2023

» Novadata's new pocket guide helps eliminate infringements in digital tachograph manual entries

Novadata has launched a new Pocket Guide to Manual Entries on Digital Tachographs, to help eliminate infringements arising from one of the most common driver errors when using digital tachographs.

Posted - 13-03-2023

» New Driver CPC course - mental health and driving related stress

Introducing our new Driver CPC course, Mental Health & Driving Related Stress, which examines the key issue of positive mental health for professional drivers.

Posted - 15-11-2022

» Our new transport training, products and services at Euro Bus Expo

Novadata displays a host of new transport training options, product and services, designed to help drivers, supervisors, managers and operators enhance their compliance and industry best practice.

Posted - 27-10-2022

» Novadata launches Mobile Elevating Work Platform defect check book

Novadata has extended its range of vehicle check and defect report books with the addition of a new Mobile Elevating Work Platform (MEWP) pre-use inspection checklist book.

Posted - 08-07-2022

» Novadata launches new Digital Staff Handbook module

Novadata’s new Digital Staff Handbook module relieves a wealth of potential HR headaches.

Posted - 24-05-2022

» Novadata showcases new transport training, products and services at the 2022 CV Show

24 - 26 MAY 2022: NEC, Birmingham: Stand 4F07 We're looking forward to our return to the CV Show with a host of new offerings in transport training, product and services, all designed to help drivers...

Posted - 16-03-2022

» NEW FOR 2022 - Driver CPC course - Actions After an Accident or Breakdown

Our new Driver CPC course, Actions After an Accident or Breakdown, has been specially devised to promote increased safety for drivers, passengers and other road users following a breakdown or accident on the nation’s roads.

Posted - 21-01-2022

» We're hiring!

If you would like to start the New Year with a new career, you could be the person that we are looking for.

Posted - 10-01-2022

» Novadata helps Tamdown to gain DVSA Earned Recognition status

Novadata has assisted Tamdown, market-leading provider of infrastructure, groundworks and reinforced concrete frame services for residential, commercial and public sector developments, to achieve DVSA Earned Recognition scheme status.

Posted - 29-10-2021

» Novadata adds to Earned Recognition support

Novadata has been approved as a validated Maintenance IT Supplier for the DVSA Earned Recognition scheme.

Posted - 09-07-2021

» Seven things you may not have realised you can do online

We have all become more familiar with working from home in the past year.

Posted - 21-06-2021

» Novadata launches Vehicle Tracking & Remote Downloading module

Novadata has launched a new addition to its Convey suite of online management modules; the Vehicle Tracking & Remote Downloading service, which integrates seamlessly with Novadata’s existing service offering.

Posted - 20-05-2021

» Novadata delivers FORS Driver Training courses

Leading transport training provider Novadata is now offering five FORS Driver Training courses; Safe Urban Driving; LoCITY Driving; Staying Legal; TruckSmart; and Van Smart.

Posted - 13-05-2021

» Novadata appoints Mark Lewin as Company Director

Mark Lewin, Novadata’s Training Development Manager for over a decade, has been made a Director of the company.

Posted - 08-03-2021

» Novadata provides online ADR Refresher training

Transport Training expert Novadata is among the first UK specialist providers offering online ADR Refresher training to existing ADR Vocational Certificate holders.

Posted - 05-02-2021

» ADR and DGSA certificates extended to 21st February 2021 due to lockdown

Multilateral Agreement M330, issued by the DfT on Tuesday 3rd November 2020, has confirmed that ADR and DGSA certificates have been granted a further extension for renewal, due to the current Coronavirus pandemic.

Posted - 06-11-2020

» Changes to EU driving rules from 20 August 2020

EU drivers’ hours and tachograph rules will change on 20 August 2020.

Posted - 17-08-2020

» Driver CPC new extension arrangements

Government advice to drivers who hold a Driver Qualification Card (DQC) has changed.

Posted - 05-08-2020

» Traffic Commissioners to resume in-person hearings

Physical attendances at public inquiries and other hearings are due to resume from Monday 6 July, with social distancing measures in place.

Posted - 24-06-2020

» Novadata launches new Terrorist Threat & Driver Safety Driver CPC course

Novadata has launched a new JAUPT approved Driver CPC course: The Terrorist Threat & Driver Security, which is suitable for both LGV and PCV professional drivers.

Posted - 18-06-2020

» DVLA announcement - Renewing a photocard driving licence - deadline extension

The following update was issued by the DVLA on 4th June 2020: To make it easier for drivers who need to update their photocard licence with a new photograph at the end of the 10 years validity, photoc...

Posted - 08-06-2020

» Drivers Hours rules relaxation ends soon

Normal Drivers Hours rules apply from 00:01 1st June 2020 The easing of Drivers Hours rules is due to come to an end at midnight on Sunday 31st May 2020.

Posted - 29-05-2020

» Novadata issues new Smartanalysis portal user guide

The Novadata Smartanalysis user portal is being refreshed, to deliver a new look, revitalised colour scheme, greater functionality and improved usabaility.

Posted - 30-04-2020

» Novadata Launches online training for drivers and managers

Novadata, the first ever transport training provider to run a Driver CPC course in the UK, is now offering online training for both drivers and transport managers, helping to keep compliance and best...

Posted - 09-04-2020

» Is your DQC about to expire? Don't panic...

COVID-19 UPDATE: The Department for Transport (DfT) and the DVSA have confirmed that, due to the current Coronavirus crisis, if you have not been able to complete 35 hours of periodic Driver CPC train...

Posted - 01-04-2020

» ADR Certificates COVID-19 UPDATE

Department of Transport extends ADR certificates COVID-19 update: The Department for Transport has confirmed that, due to the present Coronavirus situation, the validity of all ADR certificates due to...

Posted - 31-03-2020

» Important message to all Novadata customers

Our shop is staying open and our services are still available to support you.

Posted - 25-03-2020

» Temporary relaxation of the enforcement of the drivers' hours rules: delivery of essential items to retailers

The following statement was issued by the Department for Transport on 17 March 2020.

Posted - 18-03-2020

» New traffic commissioners appointed for NW England and Wales

Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has appointed two new traffic commissioners.

Posted - 21-01-2020

» Novadata's new Company Car Defect Book helps ensure road safety

Transport expert Novadata has issued a new addition to its popular range of transport compliance books in the form of the Company Car Defect Book, a 25 sheet A5 publication which ensures that the user...

Posted - 20-11-2019

» Stressed drivers will benefit from Driver CPC, says Novadata

With increasingly stressful working lives, due in no small part to an uncertain post-Brexit future, drivers need to make informed healthy lifestyle choices, and Driver CPC training is one of the most effective ways to deliver the key information.

Posted - 17-10-2019

» Driver CPC after Brexit

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has issued the following advice for drivers: You will still need Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (CPC) to drive professionally in the UK after Brexit - including if there's a no-deal Brexit.

Posted - 06-09-2019

» Novadata explains truth and consequences of business succession at Coach & Bus 2019

NEC Stand L34 2-3 October 2019 Transport training and tachograph analysis experts Novadata will be offering delegates to Coach & Bus 2019 some vital succession planning advice on safeguarding O L...

Posted - 31-08-2019

» Novadata GB stickers help industry prepare for Brexit

Novadata has launched some durable and affordable vehicle ‘GB’ stickers, in order to aid compliance for UK registered vehicles travelling abroad once the UK has left the EU.

Posted - 24-08-2019

» Novadata welcomes Senior Traffic Commissioner's call for more CPD for transport managers

Transport training expert Novadata has welcomed the recent remarks by Senior Traffic Commissioner Richard Turfitt, in which he urged transport managers to undergo regular continuous professional development.

Posted - 14-06-2019

» Should have gone to Novadata's Driver Eyesight Evaluation record book

With much reporting in the media of drivers being found with defective eyesight when driving, Novadata has launched a simple solution for Operators in the form of its new Driver Eyesight Evaluation record book.

Posted - 07-05-2019

» Novadata warns Company Directors not to neglect O Licence

Transport specialist Novadata has warned company directors whose business requires a Transport Operator Licence not to neglect the undertakings that they sign when applying for an O Licence.

Posted - 01-05-2019

» Novadata releases new publications at the CV Show

Transport specialist Novadata unveiled several new publications at this year's CV Show, designed to help transport operators to maintain their compliance in an increasingly complex transport legal framework.

Posted - 30-04-2019

» New Highways England Driver CPC Smart Motorways Course

Novadata has been named as one of the first UK transport training providers to deliver a new Smart Motorways Driver CPC course, devised and developed by Highways England.

Posted - 08-04-2019

» Transport Update: Drivers' hours penalties: 465% up!

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency has confirmed there has been a massive increase in the number of drivers' hours fixed penalties issued from March 2018 in the first twelve months since chang...

Posted - 05-04-2019

» Novadata showcases experience and expertise at the CV Show

Stand 5C03, NEC, 30 April - 2 May 2019 "Experience and expertise are vital tools for the transport professional to develop, and knowing where to get great advice and guidance is an excellent fir...

Posted - 18-03-2019

» Novadata extends Earned Recognition range with MOT Review book

Novadata, one of the DVSA's first authorised audit providers for the DVSA's Earned Recognition scheme has launched a new MOT Review document, a handy A4 pad which helps to establish the robust proces...

Posted - 18-01-2019

» Novadata's new Pocket Guide to Digital Tachograph Pictograms helps drivers and managers with compliance

Novadata has released a new Pocket Guide to Digital Tachograph Pictograms.

Posted - 09-11-2018

» Drink & drugs awareness should be raised through Driver CPC

Driver CPC training is one of the most effective ways to raise drink and drugs awareness among drivers, says Novadata, one of the UK's leading providers of Driver CPC training for both the LGV and PCV transport sectors.

Posted - 29-10-2018

» Paul Andrews joins Novadata team

Paul Andrews, who has for some time been a popular, regular trainer, delivering many of Novadata's market-leading training courses, has now joined the Novadata team on a permanent basis.

Posted - 26-10-2018

» Novadata spells out the need for O Licence Awareness training

It is becoming increasingly important for Operators to ensure that they fully understand what holding an Operator Licence really means, says Su Winch, Managing Director of transport training expert, Novadata.

Posted - 26-09-2018

» A Transport Systems Audit can help protect your O Licence, advises Novadata

Many Operators are unaware of how easily they could lose their O Licence.

Posted - 18-09-2018

» Novadata's daily walkaround check app now provides tachograph data and driver's availability status

The handy Novadata Convey Daily Vehicle Walkaround Check app, which can be used with most smart phones, now provides an invaluable three in one service.

Posted - 13-09-2018

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