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EU drivers’ hours and tachograph rules will change on 20 August 2020.
Posted - 17-08-2020
Government advice to drivers who hold a Driver Qualification Card (DQC) has changed.
Posted - 05-08-2020
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 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
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
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
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, 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
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
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
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
Secretary of State for Transport Grant Shapps has appointed two new traffic commissioners.
Posted - 21-01-2020
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
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
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
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 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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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, 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
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, 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
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
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
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
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 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 have come into force from 14thJuly 2018, the DVSA has confirmed.
Posted - 31-07-2018
From June 25th 2019 new smart tachographs must be fitted to all new LGVs sold in the UK.
Posted - 20-07-2018
Novadata has introduced a new JAUPT approved Driver CPC course, entitled Drivers' Understanding of an Operator's Licence.
Posted - 13-07-2018
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
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
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
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
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
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 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 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
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
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
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