Saturday, September 18, 2021
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...
Grayson Thermal Systems

Grayson Thermal Systems upgrades cab A/C on 1,200 buses

Grayson Thermal Systems has made alterations to the cab air-conditioning systems of 1,200 buses in London to further protect drivers against coronavirus COVID-19.  The work...
In person DCPC training now permitted in England

Climbdown permits ongoing in person DCPC training in England

DVSA has clarified its approach to the delivery of in person Driver CPC (DCPC) training in England while the country is under a four-week...

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...