Wednesday, October 27, 2021
Bus Users and Disability Rights UK to hold accessibility webinar series

Bus accessibility webinar series to tie in with BSIP preparation

Campaign groups Bus Users and Disability Rights UK will hold three webinar events later in September under the Let’s talk accessibility banner. They aim...
Yutong TC9 Mobility with the London Borough of Tower Hamlets

Yutong TC9 Mobility: Accessibility at its heart

PSVAR is the biggest issue facing the coach industry as operators strive to update and adapt fleets to comply. To do that, many vehicles...
Andy Nurrish, Koller Sales Manager

Q&A: Andy Nurrish, Koller Sales Manager

Andy Nurrish began his career with Koller in 2006. Here, he gives his views on how the wheelchair accessible vehicle industry has changed since,...
RHA publishes proposals for coach PSVAR solution

RHA publishes proposals for coach PSVAR solution

RHA has published its policy on how PSVAR should be applied to the coach sector. While it agrees that vehicles with more than 22...

‘Case law determines PSVAR may not apply to rail replacement’

As we repeatedly hear from three main trade associations that PSVAR continues to be one of the top issues that coach operators report as...
Mercedes-Benz Tourismo Access 12.3m

Test Drive: Mercedes-Benz Tourismo Access 12.3m

In the Mercedes-Benz Tourismo Access, EvoBus (UK) aims to service demand for a cost-effective yet PSVAR compliant coach. This new variant was revealed in...
PSVAR exemptions for home-to-school services to continue

Extension of PSVAR floated by DfT as H2S exemptions go on

Extending the requirement for PSVAR compliance to more coach sector workstreams in the long term is being examined by the Department for Transport (DfT),...
EVM PSVAR conversion of a Mercedes Benz Tourismo

Tourismo PSVAR conversion work by EVM proceeding at pace

PSVAR conversion work by EVM on Mercedes-Benz Tourismo coaches is proceeding at pace and steps to increase throughput at its dedicated workshop are being...
UKCOA discussions over PSVAR in coaches

UKCOA discussions with DfT over PSVAR ‘largely positive’

The UK Coach Operators Association (UKCOA) has reported that its discussion with the Department for Transport (DfT) over PSVAR in coaches and a need...
RHA policy paper on PSVAR due shortly

RHA policy for long-term coach PSVAR resolution due ‘shortly’

RHA will publish a set of recommendations for a long-term resolution to PSVAR for coaches “shortly.” The trade body intends that it will support...

Post-accident motorway closures ‘must be cleared more quickly’

A coach operator has called on authorities to explore ways to reopen motorways more rapidly after they are subject to closure following an accident....