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» 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

» Eurobus 2018, stand A48, Novadata offers practical compliance advice

This year at Eurobus Expo you will find us on stand A48, where you can tap into the wealth of our accumulated knowledge - all for free.

Posted - 10-09-2018

» Drivers must check their individual Driver CPC expiry dates, says Novadata

The first block of Driver CPC has left some drivers confused about when and how to renew their periodic Driver CPC training, says transport training expert Novadata.

Posted - 07-09-2018

» Novadata revised LGV50 defect report book aids compliance with new DVSA Guide to Roadworthiness

Novadata has issued a revised version of its market leading LGV50 Vehicle Check and Defect Report book, which assists O Licence holders to comply with the DVSA's newly published updated Guide to Road Worthiness.

Posted - 23-08-2018

» New printed MOT certificates for HGVs and Trailers

New printed MOT certificates for HGVs and Trailers have come into force from 14thJuly 2018, the DVSA has confirmed.

Posted - 31-07-2018

» Smart tachographs will help raise standards across the transport industry, says Novadata

From June 25th 2019 new smart tachographs must be fitted to all new LGVs sold in the UK.

Posted - 20-07-2018

» Novadata's new Driver CPC course helps drivers understand and protect the Operator Licence

Novadata has introduced a new JAUPT approved Driver CPC course, entitled Drivers' Understanding of an Operator's Licence.

Posted - 13-07-2018

» Novadata launches Earned Recognition Preparation service

Novadata has launched a new Earned Recognition Preparation service to help organisations to prepare to apply for membership of the new DVSA Earned Recognition scheme.

Posted - 31-05-2018

» Novadata explains Earned Recognition at the CV Show

24 - 28 April 2018, NEC, stand 5F04 Novadata, one of the first providers of both audits and IT systems for the DVSA's new Earned Recognition scheme, has experts at hand to explain the benefits of the scheme at this year's CV Show.

Posted - 24-04-2018

» Check your Driver CPC records online

The DVSA provides an enquiry service allowing drivers to check records of the Driver CPC periodic training that they have completed.

Posted - 20-04-2018

» Change your tachograph to local time as the clocks change

Do you know how to change your digital tachograph to local time? British Summer Time (BST) begins at 01:00 am Sunday 25th March 2018 The clocks go forward by one hour this weekend, as the UK changes to British Summer Time.

Posted - 20-03-2018

» Novadata shares hat trick of compliance expertise at the CV Show

CV Show 24 - 26 April 2018 NEC Birmingham, Stand 5F04.

Posted - 08-03-2018

» UK Operator licences, management qualifications, Driver CPC and even UK driving licences may be invalid in EU countries invalid post Brexit, warns Novadata

In an open letter to transport Operators across the UK, transport training expert Novadata has called on the transport industry to lobby Government to negotiate a solution to the problems which the EU suggests will arise from a hard Brexit.

Posted - 13-02-2018

» Novadata announces new Customer Service and Disability Awareness Driver CPC course

Transport training expert Novadata has developed a new passenger transport Driver CPC course in Customer Service and Disability Awareness, focusing on delivering a high standard of customer service, e...

Posted - 31-01-2018

» Novadata aids transport operators working towards DVSA Earned Recognition Scheme

Novadata is among the first transport industry experts to be working as both an auditor and an IT systems provider for the new DVSA Earned Recognition Scheme Pilot.

Posted - 23-10-2017

» Agricultural tractors "likely" to require an O-Licence

Agricultural tractors that carry out commercial haulage will be subject to roadworthiness testing requirements from next year - and are likely to fall under the O-licensing regime.

Posted - 12-10-2017

» Drivers' hours: changes to fines for commercial drivers

If you drive a lorry, bus or coach, you must follow rules on how many hours you can drive and the breaks you need to take.

Posted - 22-09-2017

» Su Winch of Novadata the new Vice-Chair for NDGTC

Managing Director of Novadata Transport Training, Su Winch, has become vice-chair of the committee of The National Dangerous Goods Training Consortium (NDGTC).

Posted - 24-04-2017

» DVSA: The merger of the DVLA and DSA

Following the merger of VOSA (Vehicle and Operator Services Agency) and the DSA (Driving Standards Agency), the two government departments combined to create the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) on 2nd April 2014.

Posted - 04-04-2014

» Novadata invests in the future as Su Winch takes the wheel

Following a phenomenal growth period of 20% year on year over several years, leading training provider and tachograph expert Novadata has restructured its management team in preparation for continued future expansion.

Posted - 09-04-2013

» ADR Driver Training Photo Card

ADR Driver Training Photo Card Certification Implementation The Dangerous Goods Driver Training (DGDT) contract has been administered by SQA since October 2006.

Posted - 20-11-2012

» Digital Tachograph Driver Card Issues

We have been informed that the DVLA are aware of problems on some Digital Tachograph Driver Cards.

Posted - 13-04-2012

» Mobile Crane Drivers Exempt From Driver CPC?

Although VOSA has confirmed that mobile crane drivers will be exempt from Driver CPC, we have since received notification from the Driving Standards Agency (DSA), who are responsible for the implementation of the Driver CPC scheme.

Posted - 01-07-2010

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