European plans for heavy vehicle charging network

12 July 2021

Three leading commercial vehicle manufacturers have signed a non-binding agreement to install and operate a high-performance public charging network for battery electric heavy-duty long-haul trucks and coaches across Europe.

EU launches its Digital Covid Certificate scheme

12 July 2021

The EU Digital Covid Certificate Regulation entered into application at the beginning of this month and all but one of the 27 Member States have begun issuing the certificates.

Passenger transport sector impacted by mask confusion

9 July 2021

The Confederation of Passenger Transport UK (CPT) has given only a cautious welcome to Prime Minister Boris Johnson's announcement that lockdown restrictions will continue to be eased from 19 July.

Still more than 140 people killed at work last year

8 July 2021

With the average annual number of workers killed at work over the five years 2016/17 to 2020/21 being 136, the provisional data showing that 142 were killed at work in Great Britain in 2020/21 is broadly in step with recent trends.

Guide to developing effective Bus Service Improvement Plans

5 July 2021

Local transport authorities have until 31 October 2021 to develop their Bus Service Improvement Plans (BSIPs), a requirement under the new National Bus Strategy and vital if they are to secure a share of the £3 billion on offer from the Government to improve services.

New online tachograph service launched

2 July 2021

Lorry, bus and coach drivers across the country can now apply and pay for their tachograph cards online in minutes thanks to a new digital service launched by the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).

Nissan to pioneer UK electric car expansion

1 July 2021

Nissan has announced plans to expand electric car production and build the UK’s largest “giga factory”, boosting electric car and battery production at its factory in in the Northeast.

TfL promises hate crime training for new bus drivers

1 July 2021

Transport for London (TfL) has announced a series of measures intended to improve how it tackles hate crime on across its network, making public transport a safer and more welcoming place for people returning to travel in London.

DfT urged to solve coach accessibility issues

28 June 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) has been urged to find a solution to the issues coach operators are experiencing as they struggle to meet the demand for coaches compliant with the Passenger Service Vehicle Accessibility Regulations (PSVAR).