Sunday, October 17, 2021

Industry thanks coach and bus drivers for their efforts

Politicians and the industry have paid tribute to the efforts of coach and bus drivers to keep services running during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. Coach...

Croner-i looks at rail replacement drivers’ hours

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...

Online DCPC proves its worth, says Passenger Plus

Passenger Plus has completed the delivery if its first five online Driver CPC (DCPC) training sessions to its staff. Mark Drury, Managing Director of the...

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 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...

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...

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),...

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...

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...

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...