Yesterday was the start of the DVLA scrapping the paper part of the drivers licence because it would now be available to view online. However the DVLA site crashed (no pun intended) causing massive problems for anyone trying to hire a vehicle. The move by the DVLA was intended to make everyone’s life easier, when in fact yesterday was most definitely a disastrous start.
The AA and other car firms are now telling people not to scrap the counterpart just yet but keep it as a handy backup just in case.
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