Investigating the EU licence checking ( story threw up a scary fact. It’s not just fleets that can’t check licences – the police, too, are unable to check a foreign driving licence if they stop a driver at the side of the road.

The Association for Chief Police Officers said that although there was an EU agreement to supply information to fill a database for checking lorries, only the UK, Germany and Holland complied.

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