Computer Says No

For some reason (and no doubt thought to be a very good reason by the genius who thought up the scheme) the DVLA, the UK driving licence authority, has abolished the paper counterpart driving licence and replaced it with a website. When you hire a car you will need to show the computerised record of any endorsements (convictions) affecting your driving licence.

It’s very easy to view and share your driving record. Just go to and search for ‘view driving licence’,”

said Oliver Morley, the DVLA’s chief executive. Continue reading