Driver’s license verification

Safety in the vehicle fleet starts with a valid driver’s license. According to the legal regulations governing respondeat superior, the person responsible for the fleet is required to ensure all company car drivers are in possession of one. To this end, license checks must be conducted regularly, the data stored securely and drivers are reminded of upcoming license checks.

The fleet decision-maker is responsible for implementation and coordination of the license check – this translates to huge expenditure of time, money and often complicated documentation, especially when it comes to large fleets. Digital solutions like our app for electronic driver’s license check offer legal certainty while reducing fleet costs.

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Advantages of electronic driver’s license check

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    • Compliance with statutory inspection dates
    • The app enables both creation of license check appointments and reminders to drivers. The fleet manager is kept abreast of any missed dates.

  • Rechtssichere Kontrollhistorie

    • Legally compliant documentation
    • All results are stored in the app in a tamperproof format and may be viewed any time under inspection history.

  • Variable Kontrollmethoden

    • Variety of verification methods
    • In addition to the app-enabled check, visual inspection by authorized personnel and on location inspection using a USB stick are also possible.

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    • Inspection anytime anywhere
    • Fleet managers can check driver’s licenses anytime anywhere with the use of the app.

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Carano driver’s license verification

With the driver’s license verification by Carano, fleet managers can quickly and easily check the driver’s license of their company car drivers.

Fleet manager and drivers will both be notified via push notification, making communication processes within the fleet easier.

Additional control methods:

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    Inspection at Location

    You can easily verify the driver’s license without a smartphone by using an USB stick.

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    Visual inspection

    The visual inspection at headquarters is an additional method to validate the driver´s license.

Driver’s license verification via App

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Initialization of driver data

Fleet manager sets up the data in the system. An NFC tag sticker is applied to the driver’s license. Data is initialized in the app via a USB stick. Verification of driver’s license may begin.

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Start of verification process

Once data is in place, verification process starts and inspections dates can be set up. Drivers receive push notifications and e-mail alerts 7 days before scheduled check. If the driver misses the appointment, the fleet manager will be duly informed.

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Driver’s license check

In the final step, verification may be conducted by the driver or by authorized personnel or at the location via the app. The result is then stored in the system.

Your service package for respondeat superior liability

Our solutions help you fulfill your respondeat superior liability obligations in a time-saving and cost-efficient way.

Use the electronic driver’s license check in addition with our fleet management software Fleet+ or our corporate carsharing software and enjoy the smoothly running work-flow. Set up appointments for your drivers in the app and receive a notification in your current software, either CaranoCloud or Fleet+ – without extra effort or multiple data entries.The results will be savely stored and archived in a tamper-proof way.


Corporate Carsharing

  • booking system with easy-to-use calendar and automated re-booking in case of delays

UVV driver instruction

  • easy-to-use platform for driver instruction and appointment management

Fleet Management

  • Allround solution for large fleets with high degree of flexibility


Why is the driver's license check so important?

According to the Road Traffic Act, vehicle owners are required to be in possession of a valid driver’s license when operating a vehicle. Fleet managers and responsible personnel are required to carry out regular checks on their company car drivers’ licenses. Failure to do so may result in criminal penalties.

What are the advantages of electronic license checks over manual checks?

Manual checks are time consuming and organizationally intensive, and impracticable for decentralized fleets. Electronic checks can be done anytime anywhere.

What is an NFC tag and what is its relevance for electronic driver's license verification?

NFC tags are electronic chips capable of transmitting data. NFC is an internationally recognized standard and enables short distance (within the span of a few centimeters) wireless data exchange. With an NFC tag you can transfer data, activate or deactivate certain functions. For electronic license check, an NFC tag is attached to the driver’s license which can then be used to initialize data and driver’s license check.

What happens if the NFC tag is damaged?

The driver should immediately report a damaged NFC tag to the person in charge of the fleet. A tag that is defective does not allow data to be read, thus compromising the license check.

Is the electronic driver's license check legally compliant?

Yes, the Carano electronic driver’s license check is legally compliant – the results are documented in a tamper-proof and comprehensible format, giving fleet managers proof they have fulfilled their respondeat superior liability obligations.

How often are electronic driver's license check to be conducted?

It’s up to the person responsible for the fleet to decide how often an inspection takes place every year. The app allows a time window to be selected between two checks so that a suitable date is automatically assigned.


What devices can the electronic driver's license check be used on?

You can use the electronic driver’s license check both on desktop PCs and as an app on iOS and Android devices.

How is my data stored?

All information collected from the Carano electronic driver’s license check, including user data and test data, is stored exclusively encrypted in Frankfurt am Main at Amazon Web Services (AWS) EU-Central 1 (Frankfurt). German data protection law applies. Data is protected by the Federal Data Protection Act. AWS is SOC3, ISO/IEC 27001 and CAT5 certified.

Got questions about our electronic driver’s license verification? Our product experts are happy to assist you!

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