Operators and agencies face prosecution for gaining unauthorised access to driver data, DVLA warns


 

The DVLA is launching a campaign to warn operators, employers and driver agencies that it is a criminal offence to gain unauthorised access to driver data via the View Driving Licence (VDL) service. The campaign follows concerns raised by an HGV driver that a driver agency had used his National Insurance number to access confidential details about his driving history. The search had revealed that he had a drink driving offence, committed over five years previously, which resulted in the […]