Features

Tidy Friday

Stagecoach East Midlands hosted an innovative launch event in partnership with the charity, Keep Britain Tidy. The operator held a competition inviting Skegness children to design the livery of the new eco-aware bus. Elizabeth Howlett […]

Face-to-Face Interviews

First-hand experience

Aled Williams, Operations Management Graduate at First Bus, explains to Jade Smith the graduate scheme and what he has achieved since joining the company Aled Williams is currently part of the First Bus graduate programme […]

News Focus

Celebrating Success

Last week marked the 10th annual National Apprentices Week in England. The campaign, themed ‘Ladder of Opportunity’ celebrated the success of apprentices over the past decade. Last week saw 530 events take place encouraging people […]

Features

Beat the ‘crash for cash’ scammers

Phil White, Director of Passenger Transport for commercial insurance broker, Arthur J. Gallagher, discusses how businesses can protect themselves from the ‘crash and flash for cash’ scammers Motor fleet insurance provides essential cover for businesses by insuring against damage to third […]

News Focus

Top drivers

Gareth Evans reports on National Express’ inaugural UK Coach Driver of the Year competition, held Rockingham Races, Corby – with a stringent criteria – including 100% attendance and zero customer complaints for a 12-month period […]

Features

Coach Driven

When Jordan Ridley bought his first coach in 2009 he had no ambition to be anything other than a one vehicle owner operator. Eight years later he runs more than 30 and he gave Andy […]

Features

Whiplash and striking out

Frances Whitehead and Claire McKie of Backhouse Jones provide an update on whiplash claims and striking out Proposed whiplash reform The government is bringing forward a new reform programme to tackle the high number and cost […]

Bus News

Burlinson on-board

Hayley Burlinson recently made headlines when she passed her Driver PCV test at just 18 years old. She has been employed as an accounting apprentice by her parents, the owners of 2 Way Transport Ltd, […]

Features

Debatable changes

Gareth Evans shares highlights of last week’s five-hour debate in the House of Commons on the Second Reading of the Bus Services Bill, discussing not only familiar arguments but also changes made to the legislation […]