Monday, November 30, 2020

Financial standing levels see no change in 2020

The Office of the Traffic Commissioner has confirmed that financial standing levels for 2020 will be unchanged from 2019. Standard national and international O-Licence holders...

PSVAR exemption grows for home-to-school services

A further temporary exemption to PSVAR has been agreed by DfT. It covers vehicles used on home to school services that are procured either...

Restricted O-Licence main occupation requirement met

Each restricted PSV O-Licence is under review as the subject of main occupation is a key issue, according to Deputy Traffic Commissioner (DTC) Gillian...

Jardines Travel O-Licence revoked by TC

The two-vehicle restricted licence held by Motherwell-based Jardines Travel was revoked by Traffic Commissioner (TC) Claire Gilmore after a DVSA investigation revealed that few,...

PSVAR exemption granted for rail replacement

Coaches and buses that do not comply with PSVAR will be eligible for a one-month exemption from the Regulations that starts on 1 January...

Senior TC Turfitt reminds Directors of responsibilities

Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) Richard Turfitt (pictured) has reminded company Directors that the ultimate responsibility for an O-Licence remains with them, and that they...

ALBUM criticises PSVAR exemption

The Association of Local Bus Managers (ALBUM) has reacted with dismay to the government’s recent decision to permit a temporary exemption from PSVAR for...

McGill’s Buses fined and Directors’ roles criticised by TC

In ordering McGill’s Buses to pay a penalty of £75,000 for failures to operate services in accordance with their registered timetables, Traffic Commissioner (TC)...

Permit use clarity soon as Judicial Review looms

A Judicial Review (JR) into matters related to the use of Section 19 and Section 22 permits will be held on 19 and 20...

FORS: 4TH ANNUAL MEMBERS’ CONFERENCE

FORS recently hosted its fourth national conference in Birmingham. This year’s theme was safer, smarter, greener Few accreditation schemes offer as much as the Fleet...

Sean Palmer joins Mellor sales team for South of England sales...

Mellor has appointed Sean Palmer as its new Area Sales Manager as part of a dedicated sales drive in the South of England. He...