Saturday, September 18, 2021
Craig Temple and Jake Temple of Connexions Buses

Jake Temple becomes one of the industry’s youngest drivers

Jake Temple, son of Connexions Buses Managing Director Craig Temple, passed his PCV driving test on 25 May, four months after turning 18. Jake is...
Driver Compliance Risk Score from TruTac

Driver Compliance Risk Score software launched by TruTac

TruTac – part of the Microlise Group – has launched a new software feature for its TruControl package called Driver Compliance Risk Score. It...
Newport Bus accredited as dementia friendly

Newport Bus accredited with dementia friendly status

Newport Bus has become the first bus operator in Wales to be accredited as dementia friendly. It has worked with the Regional Partnership Board,...
Metroline maximises driver engagement via Trapeze digital platform

Metroline maintains driver engagement via digital platform

Trapeze Group Software Consultant Pete Adney looks at how the supplier worked with London operator Metroline to keep drivers engaged with its digital platform While...
Beverley Bell Training

Beverley Bell Training: A new look at sharing knowledge

Compliance – it’s the cornerstone of the industry. While few things have remained certain for coach and bus during the pandemic, high compliance standards...
Stagecoach East Scotland Fleet Elite

Stagecoach East Scotland Employees sweep Greenroad Fleet Elite Status for seventh year running

Hundreds of Stagecoach employees across East Scotland have been recognised with GreenRoad’s Fleet Elite Status for the seventh year running. The global performance measurement uses...
Reading Buses renews contract with MiX Telematics

Reading Buses renews contract with MiX Telematics

Reading Buses has renewed its contract with MiX Telematics for a further three years. The deal covers the operator’s entire Reading- and Newbury-based fleet. The...
Bus Driver of the Year 2021 cancelled

Bus Driver of the Year 2021 competition cancelled

The Bus Driver of the Year competition for 2021 – with the National Final to have been held in Blackpool on 6 September –...
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...

All new London buses will be zero-emission, pledges Mayor

Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has pledged that all new buses ordered by Transport for London (TfL) for use in the capital will be...