Wednesday, June 16, 2021
Vehicle as a weapon standard and guidance issued

‘Vehicle as a weapon’ risk addressed in DfT-sponsored standard

The importance of operators taking steps to prevent the use of one of a vehicle as a weapon has been made clear in a...
V-Stop vehicle sanitisation system on D&G Bus

D&G Bus assists work on V-Stop automatic vehicle sanitisation

Restoring customer confidence to a level that allows them to use coaches and buses in the same way that they did before COVID-19 is...
Smart Motorway

DfT promises boosted safety measures on ALR smart motorways

Transport Secretary Grant Shapps builds on 2020 action plan and promises that technology to recognise stopped vehicles will be in place before any new...
Yellow Buses roving cleaner in action

Roving cleaner position made permanent by Yellow Buses

Bournemouth operator Yellow Buses has made permanent a roving cleaner team member position. The operative cleans touch points on its vehicles as they pass...
Stagecoach bus in Manchester

Stagecoach drivers lead GreenRoad safety scheme for fifth consecutive year

Stagecoach has commended its bus drivers for leading the way in the GreenRoad driving safety measurement programme for the fifth consecutive year. The safety and...
National Express COVID-19 precautions

National Express awarded five-star safety rating from British Safety Council

National Express’ UK coach and bus fleets have both been awarded a five-star safety rating from the British Safety Council for the seventh and...
Wheely-Safe TPMS system now compatible with telematics

Wheely-Safe upgrades include TPMS telematics connectivity

Wheely-Safe is making its intelligent tyre pressure monitoring system (TPMS), wheel loss and brake temperature sensing technologies available for connection to vehicle telematics systems...
Camira launches StaySafe for its seat fabrics

Camira launches StaySafe product for its seat fabrics

Camira has launched StaySafe. It describes the product as “an advanced textile treatment befitting the COVID-19 age” that reduces the potential for viral transmission...
AirLabs AirBubbl

AirLabs: Capture coronavirus before it can land

The air quality debate has been heightened by the COVID-19 pandemic. AirLabs is looking at how air inside vehicles can be cleaned up What is...
Stagecoach works with GreenRoad to prevent bridge strikes

Stagecoach works with GreenRoad to prevent bridge strikes

Stagecoach is working with GreenRoad on a £4m national rollout of bridge strike prevention technology. It will capture 8,000 coaches and buses by the...

Cummins UK Logistics Centre opened in Daventry

Cummins has opened its 435,000ft2 UK Logistics Centre (UKLC) in Daventry. UKLC will support the company’s aftermarket products and UK manufacturing sites and it will...