Wednesday, January 20, 2021
Moves to prevent DCPC repetition announced by DVSA

Action to prevent DCPC course repetition announced

DVSA has detailed changes to how Driver CPC (DCPC) training is managed to ensure that unnecessary repetition of courses is not undertaken within the...
Grayson Thermal Systems

Grayson Thermal Systems upgrades cab A/C on 1,200 buses

Grayson Thermal Systems has made alterations to the cab air-conditioning systems of 1,200 buses in London to further protect drivers against coronavirus COVID-19.  The work...
In person DCPC training now permitted in England

Climbdown permits ongoing in person DCPC training in England

DVSA has clarified its approach to the delivery of in person Driver CPC (DCPC) training in England while the country is under a four-week...

McCarron Coates: ‘Don’t forget eye tests during COVID-19’

Insurance broker McCarron Coates has advised operators and Transport Managers that the driving capabilities of their staff could have been adversely affected during the...
Bridge strike penalties for drivers announced

Tough bridge strike penalties for drivers detailed by Senior TC

Drivers who are careless or negligent in causing their vehicle to strike a bridge will face a call to a Driver Conduct Hearing and...

BDoY ‘determined’ to go ahead in 2021 as National Final date set

Organisers of the Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) competition have reiterated their determination that the contest will go ahead in 2021. As evidence...

Brighton Madeira Drive coach parking threatened with permanent closure

Coach parking space on Madeira Drive in Brighton could be lost if Brighton and Hove City Council decides to turn the current temporary road...

Coach Drivers’ Club closed after 38 years, owner announces

The Coach Drivers’ Club (CDC) has been closed after 38 years, owner Diversified Communications UK has announced. The step to close the Club also...

Driver CPC enforcement set to change, says DVSA

DVSA is to consider “practical ways” in which Driver CPC (DCPC) enforcement can be undertaken electronically at the roadside after a consultation response to...

Remote DCPC ‘should have a place in the long term’

Driver CPC (DCPC) training via remote means should have a place in the long term, according to a survey by RTITB of organisations that...

Obituary: John R Davies, Lakeside Coaches Founder

John R Davies, Founder and former Managing Director of Lakeside Coaches of Ellesmere, died on 19 January after a long illness. He was 82. John...