EU agrees on categorisation of offences

After years of debate, the EU Regulation on the categorisation of infringements against the various rules for professional transport has been finalised. This provides a...

Highways Agency plans tailgating enforcement

The Highways Agency (HA) is to start trials of equipment that can automatically detect the offence of tailgating. It comes in the wake of reforms...

Court for suspected National Express arson pair

Two teenagers, one from Birmingham and the other from Solihull, have been charged with setting fire to a National Express Trident in Sparkbrook, Birmingham,...

More details on vehicle tax changes

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA) has provided more details about the significant changes from 1 October, when the paper tax disc will...

Essential wheel loss guidance to keep you safe and legal

Wheels coming off minibuses, buses and coaches, while not a common event, still happens all too often. But, says the DVSA, which has issued...

NatEx Bus driver sacked for rude gesture wins compensation

A bus driver who made a rude gesture at a member of the public and was sacked, has been awarded 5,500 by an employment...

Leeds Trolleybus inquiry to be extended

A Public Inquiry into the controversial 250m Leeds trolleybus scheme has been extended due to the resolve of those opposing it. . The inquiry was originally...

Nat Ex fined over Walsall depot death

National Express Group plc subsidiary West Midlands Travel Ltd (WMT) has been fined 150,000 and ordered to pay costs of 35,119, after the death...

Pre-pack crackdown plan

More must be done to ensure that pre-arranged sales  known as 'pre-packs' of insolvent businesses to 'connected parties' such as former directors, are fair...

End of CCTV spells return of parking wardens

Coach operators are delighted by the news that the Government will make it illegal to use CCTV 'spy cars' alone to enforce on-street parking....
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Stagecoach has unveiled its official facemask, sporting a design by 23-year-old Hull graduate Matthew Cheung. Matthew submitted his design after Stagecoach launched national competition to...