news@dvla:issue 8

This publication was withdrawn on 31 July 2014

The news@dvla quarterly newsletter for stakeholders, commercial customers and suppliers has now been replaced by our Inside DVLA blog.

A quarterly e-newsletter for DVLA external stakeholders, commercial customers and suppliers.



Keep up-to-date with the work of DVLA and read the next edition of news@dvla which includes:

  • an insight into the work of our project team for the abolition of the tax disc
  • DVLA’s Strategic Plan outlining our goals and direction for the next 3 years
  • an interview with Robert Kennedy, one of our key industry stakeholders working with DVLA on first registration and licensing matters. Robert is the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Trader’s Head of Automotive Information Services
  • a request for your views how we currently engage with you – what would you expect to see in DVLA’s Stakeholder Strategy our plans to abolish the counterpart driving licence
  • an update on our digital exemplars, View Driver Record, Vehicle Management, Personal Registrations and Vehicle Enquiries
  • changes to category restriction codes on driving licences
  • details about the migration of our Government Secure Intranet (GSI) and Convergence Framework (GSF) connections to the Public Services Network
  • the award for vision testing services to Specsavers Optical Superstores Ltd
  • the introduction of smart motorways by the Highways Agency
  • and finally, keep up-to-date on your journey by using digital radio