Chevin licence check
- System will often complete checks in real time but service guarantee is to be returned within one hour
- Module also allows specifying more frequent checks for higher mileage drivers or those with more points on their licence.
- Produces a range of reports showing the status of drivers and will automatically flag up “problem” checks
SPEEDIER software is bringing the time for a Chevin driving licence check cut to inside an hour rather than a couple of days, helped by technology advances at the DVLA.
Available as a standalone product or as part of Chevin’s FleetWave enterprise level fleet software, it uses new DVLA technology that allows faster access to data.
Chevin MD Ashley Sowerby said: “This is simply the fastest and easiest way to check driving licence data about company car, van and truck users.
“All you have to do is get a mandate signed by the driver, which is available within the module, then mark the record for checking and everything else happens automatically. Results showing any convictions are then returned by the DVLA much more quickly than previously available.”
Ashley said that the system would often complete checks in real time but that there was a service guarantee that it would be returned within one hour.
“Accuracy of driver licence checking is essential for fleet risk management but having access to faster checks is very, very useful – for example, when a new employee joins the company or there is a question mark over an existing driver.”
The Chevin module also allows sophisticated licence checking regimes to be put in place that can, for example, specify more frequent checks for higher mileage drivers or those with more points on their licence.
It also produces a range of reports showing the status of drivers and will automatically flag up “problem” checks.
“This is a very useful module that combines the advantages of faster checks, improved accuracy and a reduced administrative burden. Interest is already high,” added Ashley.