bus driver testing

CT4N calls for priority bus driver COVID-19 testing

The Managing Director of CT4N, the trading arm of Nottingham Community Transport, has urged the government to prioritise the bus driver role for coronavirus...
Novadata online training

Novadata offers online DCPC, TM training

Novadata is offering online training for both drivers and Transport Managers (TMs). It says that doing so will help to keep the transport industry...
D4 medical

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...
COVID-19 TfL deaths unite

Unite: Sick pay win for London’s bus workers

Unite has secured company sick pay from day one for London’s bus staff. The win follows pressure from the union on Transport for London (TfL),...
TfL centre door boarding

Centre door-only boarding trial from TfL

Transport for London (TfL) will launch a trial of centre door-only boarding on routes operated by Abellio from its Walworth garage. The trial, which begins...

Metroline Travel wins reconsideration of drivers’ claims

The Employment Appeals Tribunal has directed a London Employment Tribunal to reconsider its decision in March 2019 which upheld claims against Metroline Travel by...
Driver CPC exemption

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...

Croner-i answers essential employment questions

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...
RMT union

RMT union calls for cashless travel

The RMT union has written to bus operators calling for a number of practices to be invoked during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic – including...

Customer commends driver’s actions

Becky Gibson helped a customer who had a fit when getting off the bus.  Becky was driving route 66 to the Royal Berkshire Hospital. She...
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First Bus zero-emission

First Bus makes 2035 zero-emission commitment

First Bus has committed to operating a zero-emission bus fleet in the UK by 2035. As part of that, it does not plan to...

Examining the market for day trips as lockdown eases

As lockdown eases and tourism resumes across the UK, the question of whether coach tourism is viable for venues enforcing social distancing comes into...
HJS Protection screens

The key to ‘full capacity’ again? HJS introduces new PCV protective screens

A new protective screen design from HJS Emission Technology could see coaches and buses operating closer to full capacity – but your co-operation is...