Wednesday, December 2, 2020

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...

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...

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...

Bus Driver of the Year 2017 is open for business

The National Final of the UK Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) Competition is in Blackpool on 3 September and entries are invited from...

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,...

‘Killer roads’ to be improved

The Government has announced £175m “to improve the 50 most dangerous roads in the country.” Transport secretary Chris Grayling unveiled the safety fund as he...

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...

Limited edition model

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

Celebration time

Excellence displayed by the cream of the industry’s drivers was brought to the fore at the 2016 final of the annual Bus Driver of...

Drivers take centre stage at BDoY finals in Blackpool

A significant boost in the number of sponsors coupled to a celebratory atmosphere ensured that the 50th final of the annual Bus Driver of...

Obituary: Solent Coaches founder Albert Skew

Albert Skew, founder of Solent Coaches, has died peacefully at the age of 91. Albert and wife Pam founded Solent Coaches in 1972 with a...