Last reviewed 2 July 2019
Welcome to Croner-i Passenger Transport, the online successor to the long-established looseleaf Coach and Bus Operations.
This new product includes:
a more comprehensive range of content, extending beyond transport compliance guidance to other key business areas such as Recruitment and Employment, Health and Safety, and Environmental Management in the PSV Industry
a regular email newsletter which summarises recent changes and key additions to the product
a legislation tracker, to provide early warning of forthcoming legislation, a summary of legislation in force and Government consultations
a powerful search facility to access relevant content quickly
an online chat facility to access further help on finding your way around the product.
Navigating around the product
The homepage is divided into six key sections. Click on these to find more detailed topics in each section:
standards, with an emphasis on vehicles and compliant operations
management and employment, including drivers’ hours, CPC, and employment of staff
running your business, which covers commercial and financial procedures, health and safety, risk management and environmental
operating overseas, with general and specific country advice to those operators who take vehicles abroad
law and guidance, including the legislation tracker, questions and answers, and a useful repository for documents.
On the right-hand side you will find other types of content. This includes:
current hot topics
what’s new items
a list of content that has recently been updated
feature articles written by experts and addressing significant topical industry issues.
And, as you use the product, the online chat box will pop up for you to enter any query you may have. Click on the “X” in its top right-hand corner to remove it.
Navigating the topics
Each topic is structured in a similar way.
Quick Facts give an immediate summary of key areas addressed, with links to the detail.
key duties for businesses and their employees
the detail of the topic, in a section headed “in Practice”, with links to supporting resources and other references
a list of relevant legislation, starting with the most recent
sources of further information with links and contact details.
How to … guides give clear instructions for a particular task, for example How to Submit a Local Bus Service Registration.
Resources such as forms and worked examples for business processes are provided, for example Examples and cases that demonstrate hire or reward in the topic on Definition and Classification.
Employer factsheets summarise detailed material and enable the In-Depth material to be kept brief and to the point.
We hope you find the new product useful and simple to use but if you have any queries, call an expert for assistance on 0844 561 8102 or use the online chat facility within the product.