Future of funding for buses

14 November 2019

Although national and local funding for buses is almost £400 million a year lower than a decade ago, the Government's promised National Bus Strategy has the potential to turn this decline around.

Not transferrable means exactly what it says

13 November 2019

The Traffic Commissioners have reminded transport operators that on the back of each licence disc it says “not transferrable” and that, if there was any reason for doubt, this means that only they have the right to operate under the O-licence.

Top bus named at Busworld Europe 2019

7 November 2019

During Busworld Europe 2019, held in Brussels during October, more than 20 vehicles were examined by an international jury before Busworld Awards were awarded in the bus and coach category.

Commissioners outline revised strategy

1 November 2019

We reported recently on the annual report for 2018/19 published by the Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain (see what’s new item Traffic Commissioners’ Annual Report).

Are your drivers fit to be behind the wheel?

30 October 2019

The Traffic Commissioners have reminded operators that they should check if their employees suffer from a medical condition which could affect their driving and might need to be reported to the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency (DVLA).

Traffic Commissioners' Annual Report

25 October 2019

In their Annual Report for 2018 to 2019, the Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain highlight that they processed over 1200 bus and coach licence applications and processed over 20,300 local bus service registrations.

Traffic Commissioners issue no-deal guidance

24 October 2019

The Traffic Commissioners have outlined proposals for additional guidance for standard licence holders on meeting financial standing, in the event that the UK should leave the EU without a deal.