Friday, October 22, 2021

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...

‘Decker de-roofed by low bridge in Birmingham

An out-of-service National Express West Midlands double-decker was de-roofed when it was driven under a railway bridge in Bournville, Birmingham just after midnight on...

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...

Free driver for a day

A prize business card draw saw JCD Recruitment offer a free driver for a day, to the lucky winning operator. Says UK Operations Director Del...

‘Collision incidents’ increased in London

New figures revealed on Monday (2 October), show an increase in bus collisions in London over the past four years. Last year, there were 28,035...

Coach crash in Austrian Alps

A coach full of passengers has escaped plunging over a cliff in the Austrian Alps, after a passenger applied the brakes. The coach was travelling through...

Winners named at 10th IRTE Skills Challenge awards ceremony

Thursday 21 October saw the 10th anniversary IRTE Skills Challenge awards ceremony and the announcement of the winners of this year’s anniversary event. It was...