Thursday, December 3, 2020

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...

Croner-i looks at rail replacement drivers’ hours

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...

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...

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...

DVLA relaxes requirements for drivers’ D4 medical

Temporary provision has been made for drivers aged 45 or over whose vocational licences expire to renew them without the need to undergo a...

Expired Driver CPC exemption from DVSA

Staff whose Driver CPC (DCPC) card expires between 1 March-30 September can continue driving PSVs without first needing to complete 35 hours of periodic...

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...

TCs publish outcomes of driver conduct hearings

The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have started to publish online the outcomes of driver conduct hearings. It follows widespread approval of the proposal from respondents to...

Here are the 2020 Stagecoach eco-driving champions

Stagecoach has named its 2020 eco-driving winners in the Christopher Ball Memorial Awards. Stagecoach Oxfordshire was overall winner for the sixth year running. Its employees...

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...

Wrightsure still offering consumer protection insurance

Independent insurance broker Wrightsure has underlined that one of its specialist surety insurers continues to welcome applications for consumer protection insurance from coach operators...