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

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

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...
Coach Drivers' Club team

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 maintenance walk-round

‘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...
Arriva drivers at BDoY

‘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....
DCPC card

DCPC training upload issue addressed by DVSA

DVSA has advised that a bug which affected its Online Driver Enquiry Service (ODES) has been fixed. That means Driver CPC (DCPC) training providers...
DJ Travel team

DJ Travel offers TBF membership to all staff

Berkshire minibus operator DJ Travel has decided to pay for all its employees to be members of the Transport Benevolent Fund (TBF). It has done...

Available for work

I am seeing more and more ‘urgent’ requests for driver work to be covered lately. I am self-employed (Ltd company) based near Edinburgh and have...

New look for Lothian drivers

Lothian has redesigned its uniform for its 1,900 drivers, the first revision in 20 years. The bespoke maroon-based design is from Coventry-based Murray Uniforms. Hard-wearing...
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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...