Home to school PSVAR not affordable: North Yorks CC

The impact on local authorities (LAs) of satisfying PSVAR on home to school services has been exposed by North Yorkshire County Council (NYCC). In a...
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Rail replacement PSVAR: Where does it go next?

The question of how PSVAR will be satisfied on rail replacement services rumbles on. Minister of State for Transport Chris Heaton-Harris expects the rail...

‘The industry is being squeezed by PSVAR’

First, I will address the investment situation relating to PSVAR. Over the last 10 years, home-to-school providers have been squeezed because of council budgets. There...
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PSVAR exemption granted for rail replacement

Coaches and buses that do not comply with PSVAR will be eligible for a one-month exemption from the Regulations that starts on 1 January...

CPT: Now is the best time for operators to act

With an election looming, now is the perfect time for operators to promote their initiatives to help encourage more people to take the bus,...
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Accreditation – FORS puts First Choice ahead

The voluntary accreditation scheme has been a ‘proven success story’ and gave ‘tangible benefits’ says Director Jason Thornton First Choice Minibus Services was one of...

Liverpool launches its Vision for Bus

24-hour services and minimum frequencies on Liverpool's wishlist ahead of franchising decision Liverpool City Region Combined Authority (LCRCA) has released a report on its potential...

DfT publishes s19 consultation responses ahead of autumn decision

The Department for Transport (DfT) used the day that the House of Commons rose for its summer recess to publish an interim summary of...

DVLA backtracks on IVA form date change

The DVLA has changed its mind over the withdrawal of old forms for individual vehicle approval (IVA). The new forms are already available to...

MoT test certificates now clearer to read

Heavy vehicle test certificates, for PSVs, trailers and HGVs changed rom 14 July, to make them clearer and easier to understand. The new style certificates...
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