‘Public thank you to the people of York’

We would like to publicly thank the people of the city of York for their kindness and assistance in locating one of our elderly...

‘Is Section 19 legal? No!’

We’re in possession of the full transcript of the Public Inquiry held on 1 June regarding Sean Campbell T/A Campbell’s Mini Bus Hire Ltd...

‘What if driver refuses?’

With the advent of the new online driving licence check system, some operators have been checking driver’s licences without their direct permission, because the...

‘DVSA: Service without delays?’

Following a rather acrimonious separation and divorce, I was contacted by the DVSA regarding the status of my small bus company, a specialist operation...

‘Thanks to operators for dissertation help’

I have just finished my degree at Loughborough University, a four-year course studying Transport and Business Management. For my dissertation, I analysed the impacts of...

‘Bury the Bus Services Bill’

Your Westminster Watch column confirmed what we have all suspected. The Bus Services Bill is a piece of up-coming legislation opposed by much of the industry...

‘Technology – at what cost to the operator?’

Times have changed in a big way, facing up to this technological era which we all now relate to in a different context. The...

‘Expect no change to DCPC’

There are many people who believe that Brexit will spell the end of the Driver CPC (DCPC). However, there are a few considerations worth...

‘Sanders is a living testimony to Norman’s life’s work’   

The family regret to announce the death of our father and the founder of Sanders Coaches, Norman Sanders, after a short illness. Norman was born...

‘Can you donate an old bus?’

This might be an odd query, and something that you may or may not be able to help me with. We are currently creating a...
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Coach operator support

Meeting with MPs sees coach operators make support case

The long-term impact on the coach industry of a failure by government to provide bespoke support during the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic has been further...
Aaron Sparks First Bus COVID

First Bus COVID-19 heroes celebrated in Queen’s Birthday Honours

Three First Bus employees - Chris Koksal, Simon Taylor and Aaron Sparks - have been recognised in the 2020 Queen’s Birthday Honours list for...
Alba Travel football contracts

Alba Travel secures two more football team contracts

Penrith operator Alba Travel has extended its football travel portfolio by securing contracts to provide team coaches for Annan Athletic FC in Scottish League...