Sunday, October 17, 2021
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...

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...
Bridge strike penalties for drivers announced

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...

BDoY ‘determined’ to go ahead in 2021 as National Final date set

Organisers of the Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) competition have reiterated their determination that the contest will go ahead in 2021. As evidence...

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...

Scales Coaches adds an UNVI Compa midicoach

Scales Coaches has become the first operator in Ireland to take delivery of an UNVI vehicle supplied by recently appointed sole agent for the...