Other changes include removing the need for an insurance certificate and abolishing the requirement for drivers to prove they have insurance when applying for road tax. The change should mean 600,000 more people will be able to tax their car online. Currently, drivers have to provide this paper licence when renting a car abroad as it holds details of road traffic offences. In future this information will be held on a dvla database which hire companies will be able to access. Message from TripAdvisor staff -:-, this topic has been closed to new posts due to inactivity. We hope you'll join the conversation by posting to an open topic or starting a new one.
Motorists will no longer have to dig out their paper driving licence to hire a car abroad. Transport Secretary Justine Greening today announced the scrapping of more than 140 regulations. They include ending by 2015 the requirement for motorists to hold a paper counterpart to their driving licence. To review the TripAdvisor Forums Posting Guidelines, please follow this link: m/pages/forums_posting_ml. We remove posts that do not follow our posting guidelines, and we reserve the right to remove any post for any reason. A Place to Talk About Addiction,. Behavioral Addiction Support (for Gambling,. How Funerals Help with the Grieving Pro).