Wednesday, May 25, 2022

Room for improvement at DVSA and DVLA say MPs

The government's motoring agencies are paid for by those using them – including operators. An inquiry by MPs has found that, while overall they...

Minibus driver admits guilt in hen party death crash

A minibus driver has admitted causing the death of a woman in a crash on the M62 on the way to a hen party...

CPT meets with UK Borders Agency over industry concerns

The Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT) has met with the UK Border Agency and set out some of the many industry concerns the trade...

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...

Stanley Travel takes another new VDL Futura FHD2

A further VDL Futura FHD2 has joined Stanley Travel, supplied by VDL Bus and Coach UK. It is the fleet's fourth VDL, having followed...