Call for improved driver training as serious injury and deaths on UK roads rises

Operators could be doing more to reduce the risk of injury to their drivers and other road uses posed by driver inexperience, or error,...

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Readers of routeONE are invited to take advantage of the chance to own a very special model, celebrating a very special event. Offers invited for...

More people killed on roads since 2011

New Department for Transport figures show that 1,792 people were killed in collisions last year; up 4% since 2015 and the highest since 2011. Also,...

One injured in coach-bus crash

One person was injured when a coach collided with the rear of a Go-Ahead owned Mercedes-Benz Citaro artic, operated by Konectbus, near Norwich. The...
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Government announces action plan to improve smart motorways

Measures will include abolishing part-time hard shoulders and a £5m awareness campaign The government has announced it is launching an action plan to raise the...

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...

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...

Somerset’s A358 to be dualled

Transport Secretary Chris Grayling has opened a consultation to turn the A358 between the M5 at Taunton and the A303 at Ilminster into a...

Dartford survey aims to cut traffic queues

Highways England has started an short online survey to help it “better understand travel behaviours and journey patterns” across the existing Dartford Crossing. It says...

Stagecoach bus drivers top safe and fuel-efficient driving scheme

Stagecoach employees are leading the way in a global performance scheme measuring safe and fuel-efficient driving. A total of 4,896 Stagecoach drivers have been awarded...
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Bakers Dolphin takes first step towards new premises

Somerset operator Bakers Dolphin has taken the first step in a major investment in its future by removing coaches from its Locking Road parking...
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First Bus introduces real-time capacity tracking via app

First Bus has updated its app to allow customers to see the available capacity of their bus in real time before it arrives at...
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Museum offers heritage Leyland Tiger free for preservation

Transport Museum Wythall is offering a long-term stored Leyland Tiger PS1 single decker to a new owner free of charge. It comes with the...