Buses need support

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Our bus driver columnist discusses the ever-present issue of congestion and road safety as a whole, and calls for politicians to better support our bus network

Driving a bus full-time certainly has its ups and downs, what with the ever-increasing number of cars on the roads, and it’s fair to say that maintaining a schedule can be challenging. What has become apparent looking back over the 11 years since I passed my PCV test is just how much traffic volumes have increased. I don’t think it’s unreasonable to say that the motor car has become a victim of its own success as, now that so many of us own one, the simple task of getting from A to B takes longer.

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