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Metroline makes out-of-court employment settlement

Metroline has made a private settlement with a former service controller after he made legal claims for unfair dismissal and disability discrimination. Mal Almeida, who...

CTOs fight back with Mobility Matters campaign

The DfT’s decision to begin enforcement of an EC Regulation that prohibits use of Section 19 and 22 permits for competitively-tendered work has a...
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First Cymru receives £20,600 penalty

Failures to operate several local services in accordance with timetables has resulted in First Cymru Buses being ordered to pay a penalty of £20,600...

Assist VIP Travel licence suspended for 14 days

Breaches relating to drivers’ hours and tachograph rules lead to suspension and disqualification orders for Birmingham operator Breaches of the drivers’ hours and tachograph rules...
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‘Drivers are more and more the issue’ in maintenance cases, says TC

Driver walk-round checks are increasingly an issue in maintenance says TC Blackmore, as he gives Green Mountain Travel a warning Drivers “are more and more...

Licence refusal on financial grounds upheld

Slough-based Euromar has lost its appeal against the refusal of its application for a one-vehicle international licence by Traffic Commissioner (TC) Richard Turfitt on...
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Three-vehicle cut for long-running firm

The seven-vehicle international licence held by Sowerby Bridge-based Edward and David Pilling has been cut to three vehicles and downgraded to a national licence...

Shoreline must pay £650 after non-registration

Failure to re-register local services after change of entity costs Scarborough operator £650 A failure by Scarborough-based Shoreline Suncruiser Buses Ltd to re-register its local services after...

Licence bid by Get Away Travel fails

The bid for the licence was refused after the TC felt that Mr Carter had been dishonest about the use of his vehicle prior...

Section 19 drivers: Clarifying the law

In an effort to bring some light to the thorny topic of the legislation relating to commercial hire or reward, as applied to passenger...
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National Holidays brand revival continues under new owner

Work to revive the National Holidays brand is continuing strongly, new owner JG Travel Group has said. Those endeavours include the creation of tours,...
Home-to-school PSVAR exemption

Strong words as further home-to-school PSVAR exemption issued

A further, one-year exemption to PSVAR for closed-door home-to-school services has been awarded by the Department for Transport (DfT). It will expire on 31...
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Oxford Bus Company and Thames Travel take StreetDecks

A combined nine Wrightbus StreetDecks have joined the Oxford Bus Company (OBC) and Thames Travel fleets. They are for use on services between Oxford,...
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