Saturday, September 25, 2021

FACT boss Jo Philpott ousted after six-hour council grilling

Jo Philpott - the manager of three community transport operators (CTOs) - has resigned after a six-hour grilling by Cambridgeshire County Council’s audit committee on...

Digital proves its worth as O-Licence timescales fall

Good progress is being made with the quicker processing of O-Licence applications and variations, the Traffic Commissioners’ (TCs) annual report reveals. Scotland TC Joan Aitken...

SX3 joins CPT to benefit industry

SX3, the specialist claims consultancy, has joined the Confederation of Passenger Transport (CPT). Simon Posner, CPT CEO, says: "We very much look forward to Adrian...

ULEZ to go ahead in 10 months and be expanded in 2021

London Mayor Sadiq Khan, who ignored industry calls and is making central London an Ultra Low Emission Zone (ULEZ) requiring Euro 6 for coaches and buses in...

CTO fined £600 for ‘s19 abuse’

South Wales Police has fined a community transport operator (CTO) for operating a local authority schools contract with a Section 19 (s19) permit. The fines...

Call for DVSA to review DCPC as EU law changes come in

The Freight Transport Association (FTA) is calling on the DVSA to review the delivery of Driver CPC (DCPC) as part of EU-mandated changes to...

IRU calls for tailored coach and bus regulation

The European Commission’s Mobility Package proposals “provide an unmissable opportunity” to properly address the specific needs of bus and coach operators and to unleash...

DVSA to enforce ‘historic’ offences

Fixed penalties issued at the roadside for historical offences, such as drivers hours’, are to be actively enforced from March. New powers for the Driver...

Wrong intentions

As a teacher who has held a Category D licence for over 20 years, the safety of my students and other people is my...

TfL pulls PETA’s advert

PETA’s advert, previously been approved by TfL, has been pulled last minute on the grounds that it could cause offence. It shows a glazed...

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...