Wednesday, January 20, 2021
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...

Fishers Tours explores legal action over PSVAR

Coach operator Fishers Tours of Dundee is threatening to sue the Department for Transport (DfT) for damages relating to exemptions awarded to requirements for...

London LEZ: Be prepared for changes

On 26 October, emissions standards for the London LEZ will tighten. TfL hosted a session to educate operators on requirements and enforcement. Here’s what...

Obituary: John R Davies, Lakeside Coaches Founder

John R Davies, Founder and former Managing Director of Lakeside Coaches of Ellesmere, died on 19 January after a long illness. He was 82. John...