Tuesday, September 28, 2021
Bridge strikes prevention

Bridge strikes: ‘Operators have a big part to play in prevention’

Traffic Commissioner (TC) Kevin Rooney has underlined the critical importance of preventing bridge strikes. Speaking at an event hosted by the Confederation of Passenger...
Heavy vehicle test slot availability notification portal

DVSA opens data portal for poor heavy vehicle test availability

DVSA has launched a service that allows operators to inform it of a lack of availability of heavy vehicle annual test slots. It applies...

Heavy vehicle testing continues in England in November: DVSA

DVSA has outlined how its services – including heavy vehicle testing – will be delivered in England during the four-week period when additional movement...

Earned Recognition: Are you on DVSA’s best practice scheme yet?

Aiming for compliance and best practice? routeone examines how DVSA’s Earned Recognition scheme is benefitting operators and contributing towards improved road safety For years, the...

Changes to EU drivers’ hours rules now in force

On 20 August, amendments to EU drivers’ hours regulations came into effect. Croner-i looks at the key changes and how coach operators will be...

£9.75m made available in latest round of Scottish BEAR Fund

The Scottish government has awarded over £9.75m to coach and bus operators in Scotland for the retrofit of 594 vehicles to Euro VI in...

Totalkare: The case for in-house testing in workshops

Businesses across the globe have been facing the same challenges to the coronavirus COVID-19 crisis: How can we do the same, if not more,...

12-month test exemptions for some vehicles, DVSA confirms

DVSA has confirmed that 12-month test exemptions will be issued to some operators and vehicles. The step is part of plans to help manage...

Croner-i advises on financial standing during COVID-19

It’s hard enough maintaining a PSV O-Licence efficiently in a market governed by strict rules and legislation, yet operators have so much more to...

Call for one-year testing exemption for ‘highly compliant’

The difficulty of returning heavy vehicle testing to normal in the wake of a temporary halt earlier this year has been underlined by a...

Go-Ahead’s Wills and former TfL head Brown join NITHC Board

Go-Ahead Group’s Ed Wills and former Transport for London (TfL) Commissioner Mike Brown are among five non-executive appointments to the Board of the Northern...