Wednesday, September 28, 2022
Rise Digital Media NextStop and Bus Open Data Service

Bus Open Data Service: Rise Digital Media and vehicle location

There is a pressing need for operators of services in England outside London that are within scope of the Bus Open Data Service (BODS)...
Face covering requirement in England does not apply to dedicated H2S transport

Face covering requirement in England excludes dedicated H2S

A reintroduced legal requirement for passengers to wear a face covering on public transport in England does not capture dedicated home-to-school services, guidance updated...
Still no clarity on medium term PSVAR exemptions

Medium-term PSVAR exemptions work still ongoing: DfT

There remains no indication of when the Department for Transport (DfT) will provide clarity on the medium-term exemptions to PSVAR that will be introduced...
Changes to PCV driving test structure from 15 November

PCV driving test changes set to be introduced on 15 November

Changes to the PCV driving test structure and provisional vocational licences that are intended to increase the number of vocational appointments that DVSA examiners...
Rail replacement PSVAR exemption extended to 30 June 2022

Rail replacement PSVAR exemption scope pushed to mid-2022

Scope for a further nine-month exemption from PSVAR for non-compliant vehicles used on rail replacement services has been made available by the Department for...
PSVAR review will lead to no major changes for coaches

PSVAR review ‘will see no major backtracking on coaches’

Trade body RHA has cautioned that the forthcoming government review of PSVAR is highly unlikely to lead to any major backtracking in how the...
Kura PSVAR opinion piece

Kura: PSVAR impact on H2S felt in coach industry and beyond

Chris Coles, Operations Director of school transport specialist Kura, considers the impact of PSVAR on that sector and offers suggestions on how the Regulations...
Employment laws

Croner-i webinar: Urgent new employment laws landing in 2021

Watch the latest webinar from Croner-i anytime, expert advice on how to meet the major new employment laws hitting your business in 2021. Receive specialist guidance...
DPTAC advice on PSVAR in coaches

DPTAC calls for PSVAR to capture all ‘for hire’ coaches

The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) has issued an extraordinary call to the government asking it to embark on steps towards mandatory compliance...
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...

Obituary: Doree Barratt, pioneer of women in coaching

Doree Barratt, one of the coach industry’s first female drivers and for many years the head of well-known Cheshire operator Barratt's Coaches of Nantwich,...