Friday, April 23, 2021

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...

O-Licence revoked after TC misled by firm

Making a false statement to obtain a PSV O-Licence has led to its restricted O-Licence being revoked by Birmingham-based Kelly’s Nationwide Cars 18 days...

O-Licence granted after promises made at PI

Rotherham-based Akhtar Sajawal was granted a new two-vehicle standard O-Licence after his two-vehicle restricted licence was revoked by Traffic Commissioner (TC) Tim Blackmore. Mr Sajawal,...

Wrightsure: Choosing the right insurance policies

Insurance: It’s one of those things that you’re legally required to have, but there are other policies operators should consider for maximum business protection As...

DCPC training upload issue addressed by DVSA

DVSA has advised that a bug which affected its Online Driver Enquiry Service (ODES) has been fixed. That means Driver CPC (DCPC) training providers...

DVSA Traffic Examiner assault sees man sentenced

A Liverpool man associated with an illegal minibus operation has pleaded guilty to the assault of a DVSA Traffic Examiner (TE). Michael Whitty punched TE...

MPs call for change to 17 May England coach trips guidance

Coach industry political ally Emma Hardy and 27 other cross-party MPs have jointly written to Chancellor of the Duchy of Lancaster Michael Gove urging...