NatEx’s ticket inspector team

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The Whisperer is old enough to remember when inspectors were an everyday sight on the buses, and now he hears that National Express has...

Is ‘white van man’ a myth?

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Could the stereotype ‘white van man’ just be a myth? IAM RoadSmart has revealed that accidents involving the infamous vehicle has seen a decline....

Is ‘short stay’ enough?

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The Whisperer has been sent this picture. He’s not sure if it’s genuine or not and, of course, it’s too early to say whether...

It could have been worse’

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The Whisperer hears a coach which crashed on the M6 could have been “significantly worse” had the coach overturned. The vehicle didn’t get off...

Wheel destroys wall

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Did you know that when wheels become detached from a moving vehicle, they can accelerate up to around 150km per hour, reaching a height...

Volvo’s ‘pioneering’ bus

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Volvo has showcased its pioneering autonomous bus, based on its electric city bus, throughout the Volvo Ocean Race competition in Gothenburg, Sweden. Information from...

250 daily accidents…

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Did you know that last year there were more than 93,000 road traffic accidents in the UK which were attended by one or more...

‘Rocky’ on tour

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‘Rocky’ on tour Visitors in Hull are in for a rare treat on Saturday (30 March). The Whisperer hears the popular Skegness Seasider ‘Rocky’ will...

Backpacks for air quality?

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The Whisperer hears that the Mayor of London is launching an air-quality scheme which will see 250 primary school pupils from across London carry...

I’ve got a golden ticket…

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The Whisperer was pleased to see Liverpool City Region’s Bus Alliance getting behind World Book Day with a Willy Wonka style ‘golden ticket’ competition....
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Spitting at bus drivers being tackled in West Midlands

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People caught spitting at a bus drivers or passengers in the West Midlands are increasingly likely to face jail sentences thanks to work by...
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Obituary – Douglas Bailey MBE

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The UK Bus Driver of the Year Association (BDoY) has announced the death of Douglas Bailey MBE, one of its longest serving council members. Douglas...
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CBSSG Restart funding details revealed by DfT

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The Department for Transport (DfT) has outlined the terms and conditions of its £254m COVID-19 Bus Service Support Grant (CBSSG) Restart package. CBSSG Restart will...
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