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The Budget for coaches and buses

Highlights include a £500m grant in Cambridge, another fuel duty freeze and a rolling tax exemption for heritage vehicles In the 2014 Budget, released on Wednesday, March 19, Chancellor George Osborne announced several developments which […]

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New standards for driver trainers

The Driving and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has announced a new grading structure for Approved Driving Instructors. Instructors will be graded as Pass, Grade B or Grade A with A being the highest level of […]

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Alpine joins The Guild

Alpine Travel has reached the dizzying heights of being a member of the Guild of British Coach Operators after meeting the rigorous criteria to join the 23-strong operator group. Guild Chairman John Johnson of Johnsons’ […]

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‘Appy’ at Kings Ferry

Gillingham-based The Kings Ferry, part of National Express Group, has launched a new app which allows smartphone users to track the whereabouts of their services in real-time. Around 80% of commuters who use the firm’s […]

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Swans scores with GreenRoad

Swans Travel has adopted GreenRoad across its fleet of coaches, MPVs and chauffeur cars. The Chadderton-based firm says it has already halved its idling and cut fuel consumption by 5%. It expects to save £100,000 […]