Thursday, April 22, 2021
Licence Check issues reminder to check and reissue driver mandate forms

Drivers’ licence mandates renewal due soon: Licence Check

The need for operators to renew permission from many drivers – both vocational and otherwise – to access their licence details with DVLA has...
Lothian Buses suspends services after repeated attacks

Lothian Buses halts all evening services for a day after attacks

Lothian Buses will halt all evening journeys due to commence after 1930hrs on Wednesday 17 March as part of a ‘zero tolerance’ response to...
Keighley Bus Company driver John Feather

Keighley veteran celebrates half a century on the buses

Veteran driver John Feather is celebrating fifty years of being in his favourite place – behind the wheel of a bus. John, 68, joined the...
Go North West indefinite strike approaches

Go North West Unite dispute deepens as indefinite strike looms

The acrimonious dispute between Go North West (GNW) and some drivers at its Queens Road depot in Manchester that are members of Unite has...
Freeway Fleet Systems and Tranzaura

NCT’s first use checks digitalised by Freeway and Tranzaura

Nottingham City Transport (NCT) has equipped drivers with mobile data terminals to record their first use vehicle checks as part of the introduction of...
Go North West strike action to start on 28 February

Go North West dispute ‘threatens depot’s future’

Go North West (GNW) says there is a risk of its Queens Road depot in Manchester closing with the loss of 600 jobs if...
What an employer should so if the vaccine is refused

Proceed with care if employee refuses vaccine, says advisor

Coach and bus operators should proceed with care when considering employees' unwillingness to receive the COVID-19 vaccine, a business advisory specialist has said. Dialogue around...
Driver Qualification Card date error

DVSA clarifies reissued Driver Qualification Card date error

DVSA has clarified an error with the Driver Qualification Card (DQC) expiry date on some cards that have been reissued to Driver CPC holders...

Airlabs webinar: Protecting your drivers from airborne Coronavirus

The COVID-19 pandemic has demanded that bus and coach operators re-think and highlight the health and safety of their drivers. How can we close the...
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...

NXWM offering free travel to refuges for domestic abuse victims

National Express West Midlands (NXWM) is supporting domestic abuse survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering free bus tickets to safe refuges. The operator is...