Having previously announced that fares will rise by 2.6% across all services as a condition of the emergency funding deal made with the Government, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has now confirmed a further package of increases.
To recognise that passenger-carrying industries may face significant challenges in the coming months, the Senior Traffic Commissioner has issued temporary guidance to the Traffic Commissioners on the way they carry out their regulatory duties during this period.
The full economic value of self-driving vehicles in the UK has been revealed, as the Department for Transport (DfT) has released a report showing that the connected and autonomous vehicle (CAV) market could be worth £41.7 billion by 2035.
Local authority leaders have urged the Government to not overlook counties in its forthcoming bus investment strategy, as a new report makes clear the scale of decline in public transport in rural and remote areas.
Driver Certificate of Professional Competence (Driver CPC) periodic training is to be monitored by the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) to ensure drivers are not unnecessarily repeating training as part of the 35-hour requirement.
When the 11-month transition period ended on 31 December 2020, the UK finally completed its slow withdrawal from the European Union with, at the last possible moment, a trade deal setting out at least part of their future relationship.
The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) recently published details of changes ahead for international bus and coach services operating in the EU (see Post-Brexit details for bus and coach operators).