Thursday, January 26, 2023
DVSA issues reminder about importance of checks of emergency doors

Checks of emergency doors: DVSA urges diligence

DVSA has called on coach and bus operators to ensure that drivers are correctly performing checks on emergency doors to confirm that they work...
BODS Keane Travel

Bus Open Data Service: The frustrations of compliance

BODS regulations mean closed-door home to school work requires operator compliance. One operator has risen to the challenge, but frustrations with the process remain The...
Senior Traffic Commissioner Richard Turfitt

Senior Traffic Commissioner addresses the industry

Operators that use third-party maintenance providers should hold those suppliers to account, Senior Traffic Commissioner Richard Turfitt has said. Mr Turfitt covered maintenance as part...
Earned Recognition introduces Guild of British Coach Operators module

Earned Recognition introduces Guild-specific module

A module specific to the Guild of British Coach Operators has been added to the DVSA Earned Recognition scheme. It was unveiled at Euro...
Tranzaura continues to develop digital maintenance platform

Tranzaura develops digital maintenance platform further

Software-as-a-Service provider Tranzaura is developing its digital maintenance platform that captures drivers’ walk-round checks and unplanned maintenance into one that includes central management of...
Nilesh Patel of Desi Coaches

Desi Coaches adopts Wheely-Safe across its fleet

Desi Coaches has installed the latest generation of Wheely-Safe technology across its fleet. The Harrow operator chose the supplier’s in-motion wheel loss detection product,...
Occasionsl EU drivers hours records requirements relaxed

Occasional EU drivers’ records change: Industry responds

The Department for Transport has relaxed its approach to how hours records should be made by occasional drivers that are subject to EU regulations....
TruTac driver app launched

TruTac launches ‘configurable and scalable’ driver app

TruTac has launched a new driver app. In addition to the core vehicle walk round checks recording function transferred from the former TruChecks app,...
CheckedSafe to host transport compliance seminar

CheckedSafe to host compliance seminar on 13 October

Supplier CheckedSafe will host a free-to-attend transport compliance seminar in Burnley on 13 October. It will see a varied panel of transport industry experts...
DVSA relaxes occasional driver records keeping requirement

Occasional EU driver records requirements relaxed

The Department for Transport (DfT) has relaxed its approach to the records of periods of activity that must be kept by a driver that...
Globe Holidays receives investment from Finance Yorkshire

Globe Holidays receives Finance Yorkshire investment

Globe Holidays of Barnsley has received a £180,000 investment from Finance Yorkshire. It will support the purchase of new vehicles and on-board ticketing technology...