Saturday, September 25, 2021

DPTAC and PSVAR: Common sense and reality checks needed

Further to the news item in last month’s routeone where the Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) has issued an “extraordinary” call to the government asking it to embark on steps...
Treka Mobility for East Riding of Yorkshire Council

Eat Riding of Yorkshire Council adds six Treka Mobility minis

East Riding of Yorkshire Council has taken delivery of the first of six Mercedes-Benz Sprinters with accessible Mobility conversions, supplied by Treka Bus/01484 400889. They...
DPTAC agrees to work with coach industry over PSVAR

DPTAC commits to industry engagement on coach PSVAR call

The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) has commenced engagement with the coach industry over a statement issued by the Committee in January that...
Irizar i6 and i6S PSVAR retrofit work

Irizar i6 and i6S factory PSVAR retrofit work gathers pace

The first Irizar i6 and i6S coaches have returned to the UK after retrofit to PSVAR specification at the manufacturer’s factory in Spain as...
DPTAC advice on PSVAR in coaches

DPTAC calls for PSVAR to capture all ‘for hire’ coaches

The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) has issued an extraordinary call to the government asking it to embark on steps towards mandatory compliance...
Ilesbus Glance with PSVAR compliance

Ilesbus Glance PSVAR midi: Early customers named by dealer

Early customers for the PSVAR-compliant Ilesbus Glance midicoach, which is built on the Iveco Daily chassis, have been announced as the first example –...
Ilesbus I-City low-floor minibus arrives in the UK

First Ilesbus I-City low-floor minibus arrives in UK

Ilesbus UK has received the first right-hand drive example of the I-City low-floor minibus. It is built on the 5,500kg GVW Mercedes-Benz Sprinter chassis...
Ryedale Community Transport Mellor Tucana

Ryedale Community Transport adds a Mellor Tucana

Yorkshire-based Ryedale Community Transport has added a Mellor Tucana minibus to its operation. It will transport disadvantaged local people with special travel requirements and...
PSVAR Rail Replacement for web

PSVAR: ‘Badly written, far from clear’

I would like to thank the unidentified contributor for responding to my letter in regards to the PSV Accessibility Regulations (PSVAR). My letter set out...
EVM Trend OMC Global

Two accessible EVM Trend minicoaches for OMC Global

OMC Global of Oxfordshire has taken delivery of two Mercedes-Benz Sprinters with 14-seat accessible EVM Trend conversions. Each minicoach has a BraunAbility E-Series split platform...

Gas price hike results in temporary surcharge on Yara AdBlue products

President of Yara Industrial Solutions Jorge Noval has today announced that sales of its ammonia (NH3), urea and nitric acid products, used in the...