Bridge strike prevention

Bridge strike prevention: Put systems in place, TCs urge

The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have reminded operators to take action aimed at the prevention of bridge strike incidents and that they expect systems to...
Cannabis

Three-year ban after cannabis driver to be reconsidered

It was ‘unfair’ that the operator was not warned about the TC’s consideration to disqualify O-Licence, hears Tribunal The three-year disqualification from holding or obtaining...
AWL Minicoaches

Second PI brings five-year ban for AWL Minicoaches

Disqualification for ‘dishonest’ operator who deliberately failed to keep his vehicles in a fit and serviceable condition Alan Laughlin, trading as AWL Minicoaches, was disqualified...
Video link Public Inquiry

Video link Public Inquiry option for quarantined attendees, says OTC

Traffic Commissioners (TCs) will consider the use of a video link for Public Inquiry (PI) attendees who have recently arrived in the UK from...

Provisional PSV O-Licence closer after consultation response

The introduction of a provisional PSV O-Licence has come closer after a positive response to a Department for Transport (DfT) consultation. The latter document...
Virtual Public Inquiry

Virtual Public Inquiry is ‘no alternative’ to in-person hearing, say TCs

Potential for further Public Inquiry (PI) hearings to be undertaken via virtual means “is limited in scope,” the Traffic Commissioners (TCs) say in their...
Croner financial standing

Croner-i advises on financial standing during COVID-19

It’s hard enough maintaining a PSV O-Licence efficiently in a market governed by strict rules and legislation, yet operators have so much more to...
Transport Manager furlough

The flexible furlough scheme explained: Croner-i offers advice

The introduction of the flexible furlough scheme to help businesses bring staff back to work and reopen will run alongside the full furlough scheme...
COVID-19 risk assessments

Croner-i advises on COVID-19 risk assessments

It’s hard enough maintaining a PSV O-Licence efficiently in a market governed by strict rules and legislation, yet operators have so much more to...
Tribunal hearings resume

TCs to resume in-person tribunal hearings

The Traffic Commissioners (TCs) have announced that in-person tribunal hearings, including Public Inquiries (PIs), will resume from Monday 6 July. Measures will be put...
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Job Support Scheme ‘not a viable propositon’ for coach tourism

Measures put in place by Chancellor Rishi Sunak to help protect jobs beyond the end of the Coronavirus Job Retention Scheme (CJRS) in October...
Newport electric buses

UrbanThings and Newport Transport take smart ticketing solution to Wales

Newport Transport is the latest user to sign up to UrbanThings’ smart mobility platform, Ticketless. The Ticketless app provides passengers with real-time information and mobile...
East Yorkshire Coaches new livery

East Yorkshire Coaches relaunches with new livery

East Yorkshire Coaches has unveiled a new fleet livery as part of what it describes as “the dawn of a new era for coach...