Free bus travel for those under 22 in Scotland

2 June 2021

Transport Scotland has launched a public consultation into the further implications of the introduction of free bus travel throughout Scotland for those under 22 years old.

UK bus and coach market in sharp decline

2 June 2021

Bus and coach registrations fell by -58.5% in the first three months of 2021 to only 582 vehicles according to the latest figures released by the Society of Motor Manufacturers and Traders (SMMT).

Views sought on legal amendments to Operation Brock

1 June 2021

The Department for Transport (DfT) is proposing to update the legislation underpinning Operation Brock — the traffic management contingency plans used in the event of significant disruption at the Short Straits crossings in Kent.

Removing prohibitions for testable vehicles or trailers

31 May 2021

From 1 June 2021, any prohibitions for testable vehicles or trailers that are not cleared at the roadside will be referred for a Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) prohibition removal inspection at an Authorised Testing Facility (ATF).

London Mayor visits Yorkshire electric bus factory

28 May 2021

In one of the first acts of his new term in office, Mayor of London Sadiq Khan has visited a Yorkshire company currently providing 67 electric buses operating in London’s fleet, with the delivery of 30 more in progress.

The Government tests Emergency Alerts

25 May 2021

Emergency Alerts is a new service from the UK Government which is expected to launch in summer 2021 and which was subject to its first test in the East Suffolk area on 25 May.

Coach-friendly policies needed to kickstart UK tourism

19 May 2021

Before the Covid-19, pandemic domestic and international visitors travelling by coach contributed £14 billion to the economy each year, with 23 million visits to tourist attractions and places made by coach in 2019.