Thursday, April 22, 2021
Bonded Coach Holidays scheme secured

Bonded Coach Holidays future secured by ABTOT alliance

The future of the Bonded Coach Holidays scheme has been secured through the formation of a “strategic alliance” between the Confederation of Passenger Transport...
EVM PSVAR conversion on Mercedes-Benz Tourismo

EVM to start PSVAR conversion work with MB Tourismo

EVM is to carry out PSVAR conversions on the Mercedes-Benz Tourismo. It says the step has come about after interest from operators, dealers, asset...
DVSA 10 year tyre MoT fail

DVSA sets out position on front axle ban for old tyres

DVSA has outlined what its approach will be to the discovery of tyres that are over 10 years old and fitted to the front...

Guidance on bus service registrations updated by Senior TC

Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) Richard Turfitt has further revised guidance on temporary registered bus service variations and the deadline by which pre-coronavirus COVID-19 timetables...

Old tyre ban legislation ‘should go further’, says National Express

National Express says that legislation to be laid in the autumn that will ban the use of any tyre that is aged 10 years...
Yutong TC9 PSVAR

First PSVAR compliant Yutong TC9 midi completed

Yutong supplier Pelican Bus and Coach has announced that it can offer a PSVAR compliant version of the TC9 midicoach. Conversion of the first example...

PSVAR conversion: A demand-driven task

Converting existing non-compliant coaches to allow them to satisfy PSVAR is a growing industry. Cogent Seating, in partnership with lift maker PLS, is seeing...

PSVAR legal action threatened by operator group

A group of operators that disagree with exemptions to PSVAR issued by the government and which are threatening legal action are “at the stage...

Wales buses bill: Franchising among proposals

Franchising for buses in Wales and the creation of local authority (LA)-owned operators in the country are among powers that are proposed in the...

Birmingham CAZ set for summer launch

Birmingham City Council has reaffirmed its commitment to introduce the city’s Clean Air Zone (CAZ) this summer. If follows speculation that the CAZ would be...

NXWM offering free travel to refuges for domestic abuse victims

National Express West Midlands (NXWM) is supporting domestic abuse survivors during the COVID-19 pandemic by offering free bus tickets to safe refuges. The operator is...