Thursday, December 8, 2022

‘New chargers on the market: A game changer for coaches?

I was very interested to read the article published last month written by UKCOA Managing Director Peter Bradley, who makes two very important points. Firstly,...

‘Forget the business suit, the clipboard, and the think tanks’

Your magazine is full of warnings, calls for funding, for financial reforms and so on. But the reality is that these will not happen,...
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Rain came but didn’t dampen spirits at Gaydon Busfest

The rain came but certainly didn’t dampen spirits at the inaugural Wythall Busfest at Gaydon on Saturday 2 July. With 100 buses entered along...

Treated like second-class citizens again?

We have been exclusive Eurotunnel customers for many years for our continental tours, so it was a big change to our plans at short...

‘100% PSVAR compliance was never the end solution’

I have just read the article highlighting operators that are angry having invested heavily in PSVAR, and I don’t blame them. However… For me, the...

Roadchef Strensham’s ‘miracle’ service

I hope this email finds you accordingly. We don’t always hear the positives regarding motorway service areas, but on this occasion, I cannot praise...

‘The whole thing is a mess, and there is plenty of blame to go...

I thought Stuart Render’s article regarding PSVAR was very good and explained the current position, however if I had spent a considerable amount of...
UK Coach Rally 2022

‘A credit to the individual operators and the industry as a whole’

Ann and Paul Cousins of Coach Displays deserve to be congratulated on successfully staging the return of the UK Coach Rally after its two-year...
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In response to the letter from operator Ewen McAllister

I hope this letter finds you, your colleagues, and your family well and that you made the most of the Easter break. I write in...

Beverley Bell Consulting to the rescue

We had an issue with the Office of the Traffic Commissioner (I put a tick in the wrong box) which could have resulted in...

Bus modal shift needs holistic policy, report says

Piecemeal interventions will not lead to the significant modal shift to bus that is required if the UK is to meet its net zero...