Limiting risk is the goal of everyone concerned with health and safety. Today’s HR or Fleet Manager is faced with a mountain of legislation for duty of care requirements. With so many laws to follow and demands upon their time, why is it necessary to check driving licences?
It has been stated that by the strict letter of the law, there is no mandatory requirement to do ongoing checks of driving licences. Once employed or contracted it can be left to the driver to ensure that the licence is current and still valid. But this is a high risk approach to take.