Carmel Coaches licence revoked

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Devon-based Carmel Coaches had its O-licence withdrawn as a result of failings in maintenance and loss of professional competence

Following a public inquiry, Devon-based Carmel Coaches saw its O-licence withdrawn from 31 December 2020 following loss of professional competence by 70-year old Director Anthony Hazell and identification of maintenance issues. Having gained a new licence after previously having its licence withdrawn in 2014, the company had been running local services and private hire, with Devon County Council arranging replacements for local tendered work.

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