Saturday, September 25, 2021

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,...

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...

Coach operators warned over wheelchairs

Coach operators will face tough action if they don’t comply with the law on the use of wheelchairs in vehicles on scheduled services, warns...

TCs are consulting on planned changes to industry guidance

The Senior Traffic Commissioner (STC) has opened a consultation on proposed changes to the Statutory Documents. These describe how TCs apply the law and take...

DfT is two months late: Guidance finally published on bus registrations

Almost two months after it changed the rules about registering Bus Services in England, the Department for Transport has finally issued formal guidance to...

Penalties for trailer reg non-compliance disclosed

The Department for Transport has revealed details of penalties that will be applied for failure to observe the requirement after Brexit to register all...

Clean Air Zone set for Staffordshire?

Stoke and Newcastle-under-Lyme councils may soon set up their own Clean Air Zone in a bid to improve air quality in the region. The councils...

Senior TC’s statutory guidance documents revised

All except one of the Senior Traffic Commissioner’s (STC) Statutory Guidance documents have been updated following a consultation of stakeholders. The only document to...

Green ‘plates for green vehicles?

The government is to consult on whether green-backed numberplates should be introduced for zero-emission (ZE) vehicles. They are already used in Norway, Canada and...

Gas price hike results in temporary surcharge on Yara AdBlue products

President of Yara Industrial Solutions Jorge Noval has today announced that sales of its ammonia (NH3), urea and nitric acid products, used in the...