Illegal drivers – bosses could face criminal charges

The Licence Bureau has stated that if workers are involved in a fatal road accident, and are later found not to hold a valid driver’s licence, their employer could face criminal charges, so businesses must make the necessary checks.

Checking drivers licence is the most basic step in ensuring drivers are safe on the road and is an essential part of being an ethically responsible business.  Ensure that you have a comprehensive policy to ensure that all drivers have valid licences to ensue the safety of themselves, staff, other road users and pedestrians.

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