More hires needed by Aberdeen CT group

Mearns Community Transport (MCT), based in Aberdeen, has warned that if demand for the hire of its accessible minibus continues to drop, the vehicle...

Zero-emission Mellor Orion E enters service

Mellor’s fully-accessible low-floor Orion E, which is battery powered, has entered service for the first time in the UK with National Galleries of Scotland...
Response to Fishers Tours on PSVAR exemptions

Response to Fishers Tours on PSVAR exemptions

I will begin with school contracts. When tendering for these, did you build in the cost of PSVAR compliance and increase your cost point accordingly? If...

I-Class inboard lift new from PLS at CV Show

PLS’s all-new I-Class inboard lift made its debut at the CV Show, and it is available in multiple platform configurations including split, fold-out and...

Will the government make bus stops PSVAR compliant?

This is the text of a letter that I have sent to the Department for Transport (DfT) regarding PSVAR on home-to-school services: I have sent...
PSVAR compliance

‘Society cannot afford forced PSVAR compliance’

I am at a loss to find any responsible reason behind the PSVAR legislation, which is covered with gold-plated cobwebs. To implement it now...

Beware an extension of PSVAR in coaches

PSVAR will grow to capture all coaches that are used on in-scope work from 1 January 2020. How will it affect you? Possibly overlooked in...

PSVAR – where are the statistics?

While I am sure we all understand and recognise the need for PSVAR compliance – and there are areas of transport where it surely...
PSVAR in coaches

PSVAR: Fare payers removed to bring compliance

Staffordshire County Council (SCC) will no longer permit fare-paying passengers on its contracted school services after the October half term. That will bring them...
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Rail replacement PSVAR: Compliance expected

Minister of State for Transport Chris Heaton-Harris has outlined his expectation that the rail industry will manage a move to full PSVAR compliance on...
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