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SmartVision: 21st Century’s system mandated as part of TfL’s Vision Zero strategy

SmartVision wing mirror replacement and next-stop announcements are the latest additions to 21st Century’s range of on-board technologies. The SmartVision Camera Monitoring System is to...
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Armstrong Way depot: Abellio builds a sustainable future

Armstrong Way, Abellio London’s new depot in Southall, is a demonstration of its dedication to a safer, cleaner future for the transport industry. Routeone...

Telematics and video monitoring: Are drivers accepting of surveillance tech?

Choices in telematics technology show the bond of trust that exists between operators. Is driver monitoring a necessity for future fleet management? When it comes...
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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...
Tyre age consultation

Have your say on 10-year-old tyre ban proposals

The Department for Transport has opened a consultation on whether to ban tyres aged 10 years and over on coaches, buses, minibuses, HGVs and...
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Senior TC Turfitt: Bridge strike can have effect on an O-Licence

Operators have been warned that a bridge strike involving one of their vehicles could place their O-Licence at risk because of data sharing between...
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Licence cut and risk of revocation for Blueworks

The licence held by Ulverston-based Blueworks Taxis has been cut from four vehicles to three by Traffic Commissioner (TC) Simon Evans. In addition, he...

Ensure wheel safety with Checkpoint

Checkpoint hosted a demonstration of its stud and hub cleaner as well as providing vital information about wheel safety. It was issuing a guide which...

Next-gen braking confirmed for Tourismo

Mercedes-Benz  has confirmed that the fourth generation of its advanced life-saving safety system - Active Brake Assist 4 (ABA 4)  - will be fitted as standard...

CycleEye to go live on all MetroBus routes

CycleEye, developed by Bristol Engineering company Fusion Processing, is to be fitted to all First’s buses used on the new Bristol MetroBus network. It uses...
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Yellow Buses personally delivers BCP Destination Awards

Bournemouth operator Yellow Buses has personally delivered the Destination Awards for the Bournemouth, Christchurch and Poole (BCP) area despite the coronavirus COVID-19 pandemic. The company...
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Financial assistance for coach operators adopting Aura Air for ‘safer air’ on their coaches

£500 COVID-19 disinfection system for £25 per month* (Maximum of two Aura Air units per coach operator) “It’s all very well having a super clean coach...
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Celebrating diversity at Reading Buses with Mark Adams

Reading Buses Employee Director Mark Adams has been recognised as the man behind the Black History Month celebrations at the company, which are now...