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...

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...

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...

Increased phone penalties start

From today (Wednesday 1 March) all motorists, in England, Scotland and Wales found using a handheld mobile phone will get six points on their licence and...

Public backs M25 Waltham Cross junction upgrade

A proposed multi-million pound upgrade to a busy M25 junction in Hertfordshire has won support in a public consultation. The proposed improvements to the M25...

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...

M11 to be quicker for coaches

An overtaking ban for HGVs on 15 miles of the M11 (J8-J9) will be in place by April 2017. It means that coaches will no...


A bus driver has been banned from driving for two years, after his bus crashed through a wall and railings in October 2016 and...

Major London delays for gas main work

Transport for London (TfL) is warning of “severe delays” to journeys across central London when the westbound Victoria Embankment is shut from 6 August...
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First Bus zero-emission

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...