Monday, March 27, 2023

CDC Tourism Yearbook 2020: Essential reading for the coach driver

The CDC Tourism Yearbook is the ultimate planning tool for organising coach tours and excursions. The 2020 edition is flying off the shelves so...

Bakers Dolphin: Twelve drivers graduate from academy

Back in 2018 Bakers Dolphin launched its own training programme in a bid to tackle the nationwide driver shortage. It is now reaping the...

Peartree Services abuse leads to coach waiting time cut

A coach operator has urged other companies to advise their drivers to take care when parking at Welcome Break’s Peartree Services near Oxford if...

DVLA licence renewal times excessive, says driver

The amount of time taken by DVLA under some circumstances to return renewed vocational licences to people who are over 65 has been questioned...

Nine Elms coach parking returns temporarily

Temporary short-term coach parking will return to the New Covent Garden Market in Nine Elms, London, from 1 December. It is for a period...

Wellbeing bus launched for London drivers

A new wellbeing bus has been launched in London in a bid to help improve the health of bus drivers. The bus is a collaborative...

Join the Club: Don’t let your coach drivers miss out

The Coach Drivers' Club is inviting coach operators to spread the word of its wide range of benefits available to their drivers – for...

‘Drivers are more and more the issue’ in maintenance cases, says TC

Driver walk-round checks are increasingly an issue in maintenance says TC Blackmore, as he gives Green Mountain Travel a warning Drivers “are more and more...
BDoY 2019 winner Adam Stitt of Lothian

BDoY 2019 winner: Lothian driver wins Blackpool Finals

The Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) 2019 winner has been announced as Adam Stitt. A Lothian Buses driver, he took overall victory at...

‘BDoY: Return Arriva drivers to finals in 2020’

Can Arriva UK Bus MD Paul O’Neil right a wrong? That is the question after last weekend’s Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) finals....
Portsmouth planned first bus depot site

First Bus to build ‘super depot’ in Portsmouth

First Bus has purchased land in Portsmouth with a view to building a new depot for all-electric buses. The site housed a Daily Mail Group...