Sunday, August 1, 2021
Trentbarton has fitted Wheely-Safe technology across its fleet

Trentbarton fits Wheely-Safe technology across its fleet

Trentbarton has fitted Wheely-Safe technology across its entire over 400-strong fleet after extensive trials proved the system's safety benefits. It includes the latest generation...
Loveday Ryder DVSA CEO

Richard Turfitt and Loveday Ryder to address CPT members in 12 July workshop

Senior Traffic Commissioner Richard Turfitt and DVSA Chief Executive Loveday Ryder are to hold a joint presentation at the Confederation of Passenger Transport’s (CPT’s)...
DVSA to accept applications to expand ATF network

DVSA to enable ATF network growth as moratorium ends

DVSA has given the green light to expanding the Authorised Testing Facility (ATF) network under certain circumstances by ending a temporary moratorium on applications...
PSVAR conversions by BASE

PSVAR: ‘It’s not something that is going to go away’

Compliance with PSVAR can now be the difference between the wheels turning or not. routeone speaks with suppliers across the industry and examines a...
DVSA tyre date code advisory clarified

Advisory notice policy for inaccessible tyre date code clarified

DVSA has clarified its policy on issuing an advisory notice at annual test when a Vehicle Standards Assessor cannot gain access to the four-digit...
DVSA warns of heavy vehicle testing availability constraints

DVSA warns of heavy vehicle test demand surge later in 2021

DVSA has warned that demand for heavy vehicle test appointments will be "significantly" higher than normal during August, September, October and November. It has...
DVSA overhauls PSV112 and ER112 forms

DVSA overhauls PSV112 and ER112 incident report procedure

DVSA has overhauled the system that coach and bus operators must use to report serious incidents involving one of their vehicles through new online...
ATFOA responds to the heavy vehicle testing review

Heavy vehicle testing review lacks change ambition: ATFOA

The Authorised Testing Facility Operators Association (ATFOA) has responded to the heavy vehicle testing review that was recently published by the Department for Transport...
Plaxton Leopard for Pulham's Coaches (resized)

Pulham’s gains Earned Recognition status: ‘It’s always been an ambition’

Bourton-on-the-Water operator Pulham’s Coaches has been recognised as an exemplar operator through the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency’s Earned Recognition scheme. An audit of...
Heavy vehicle testing review published

Heavy vehicle testing review: Longer intervals for ER members?

The government’s review of heavy vehicle testing has been published. While it concludes that testing “generally is not in crisis,” it recommends that some...

Fuze to provide ‘turnkey’ asset finance for Wrightbus ZE models

Wrightbus and Ryze Hydrogen owner Jo Bamford has established Fuze, an asset finance company that will work exclusively with zero-emission buses built by the...