Sunday, January 23, 2022

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....

Tougher sentences for non-licensed drivers

Non-licensed drivers are to be subject to tougher criminal convictions, Justice Secretary Chris Grayling has announced. .   Those who cause a fatality will get up...

Dublin Buses wins in damages case after passenger fall

Dublin Bus has successfully defended a €38,000 damages claim in the Circuit Civil Court. Michael Brady, 41, sued Dublin Bus for negligence. He claimed he...

Two more arrests in Padarn Bus fraud investigation

Two more people have been arrested by North Wales Police over fraud claims at Padarn Bus of Llanberis, which went into liquidation on 30...

Pupil injured in Scottish School Bus crash wins £20k compensation

A former pupil injured when a double decker bus was blown over on an afternoon school run has won 20,000 damages. . Cheryl Forbes, who...

CPT warns over tachos after €700 German fine

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has issued a warning to operators about overseas operations after a UK coach was stopped in Germany. The driver...

TC sets out licence tests

Warning to 'Restricted'PSV operators over'other work' requirements Traffic Commissioner Kevin Rooney says operators using a Restricted O-Licence must apply for a standard O-Licence if minibus...

Otterburn-based Howard Snaith before Crown Court on tachograph charges

Otterburn-based operator H J Snaith & Partners, Partner Alison Snaith and 18 drivers have appeared at Newcastle upon Tyne Crown Court charged with a...

North Eastern coach operator was front for drug running

The owners of a north east coach firm, that was used as a front to import class A drugs, have been jailed. A coach operated...

BRT and zero-emission funding for H2S among Scotland plans

Bus rapid transit (BRT) in the three largest city regions of Scotland and an extension of existing zero-emission bus funding criteria to capture vehicles...