Thursday, January 20, 2022
C&G Coaches takes a Totalkare brake tester

C&G Coach Services takes Totalkare mobile brake tester

C&G Coach Services of Chatteris has taken delivery of mobile brake tester equipment from Totalkare. The operator says that by bringing brake testing in...
DVSA looking at longer-term approach to vehicle test slot availability

DVSA ‘keen’ on long-term horizon for vehicle test availability

Achieving longer-term visibility of heavy vehicle test availability for Authorised Testing Facilities (ATFs) and operators alike is something that DVSA is “keen to look...
DVSA Earned Recognition member Alfa Coaches

DVSA Earned Recognition: What’s it like being a member?

The DVSA Earned Recognition (ER) scheme has proved popular among coach and bus operators. In early December, 81 of the 346 O-Licences that have...
Traffic Commissioners formalise virtual hearings approach

Traffic Commissioners’ position on virtual hearings clarified

Traffic Commissioners (TCs) will retain the option to hold some Public Inquiries and driver conduct hearings via virtual methods, but reissued guidance from Senior...
Roy Browns Coaches O-Licence revoked

Roy Brown’s Coaches O-Licence revocation leads to TM ban

Builth Wells based Nigel Wynn Brown, trading as Roy Brown’s Coaches, was disqualified for five years from holding or obtaining a PSV O-Licence and...
DVSA working to repair the heavy vehicle testing regime

Heavy vehicle testing crisis: What is DVSA doing about it?

Obtaining vehicle test appointments has become a point of major concern for many operators. Complaints in some regions have been common for years, but...
Passenger Plus looks towards Earned Recognition with TruTac

Remote downloads as Passenger Plus looks to ER application

Passenger Plus is a further coach operator to have signalled an aspiration to join the DVSA Earned Recognition scheme, with Managing Director Mark Drury...
DVSA heavy vehicle testing focus group call to operators

DVSA seeks operators for heavy vehicle testing focus groups

DVSA is seeking operators to participate in a series of focus group events that it will hold as part of its ongoing work to...
NEW employment law rules, the END of furlough & SSP, and more HR updates

Webinar: NEW employment law rules, the END of furlough & SSP, and more HR...

NEW employment law rules, the END of furlough & SSP, and more HR updates The government has now closed many of its COVID assistance schemes,...
Alpine Travel looks to DVSA Earned Recognition with TruTac

Alpine Travel looks to Earned Recognition with TruTac systems

Alpine Travel is monitoring drivers’ tachograph compliance and their time and attendance with TruTac products ahead of a planned application to join DVSA’s Earned...

New leadership appointments at Stagecoach Manchester

Stagecoach Manchester has announced a number of promotions across its Greater Manchester depots. They include Zachary McAskill and Gary Banks, who have been named Operations...