Thursday, December 3, 2020

RMT calls for better local drivers’ hours

Union RMT is calling for local bus drivers' driving hours to be brought in line with coach drivers'. It is backing a private member's bill...

Doctors on Wheels medicals no longer accepted amid probe

The DVLA is no longer accepting D4 medical reports from Doctors on Wheels Ltd. The company, a provider of cheap medicals for PCV and HGV...

Award for Master Driver

Award for Master Driver National Express has won another award for its driver training programme, Master Driver. It picked up the Excellence in People Development award...

CPT hosts North Weald ride-and-drive event

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) London & South East Region’s sixth annual Ride-and-Drive event took place on Friday (27 July). Held at North Weald...

Alfa Leisureplex grows

Alfa Leisureplex grows The Alfa Leisureplex Group has bought its 21st hotel: The Monarch Hotel in Bridlington, East Yorkshire. The company, based in Chorley, Lancashire, operates...

Are your drivers among the best – if so then enter BDoY

The National Final of the UK Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) Competition takes place in Blackpool on Sunday 2 September and entries have...

French rules clarified

A new law on the posting of workers came into force in France on 5 September that clarifies the existing position in passenger transport,...

Arriva Kent Sapphire bus in 25-car write off smash

An Arriva Kent driver has been arrested on suspicion of careless driving, and is being treated in hospital after his single-decker StreetLite ran out...

M1 minibus crash lorry drivers jailed

Two lorry drivers have been jailed for causing a crash on the M1 on 26 August 2017 that killed eight minibus passengers. Ryszard Masierak, 31, was jailed...

Call for rethink on M6toll price hike

Mayor of the West Midlands Andy Street and the leaders of all seven metropolitan authorities are calling on the owners of the M6toll to...

TotalKare launches new brake test savings calculator

The decision to bring brake testing in-house is an important one, and businesses have to weigh up the cost of the equipment against the...