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Please remember this is only a guide, it does not cover every eventuality. You are the professional you must also use your knowledge, judgement and common sense. Make sure you know the restrictions, the rules, make sure you read the road signs.  

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About the Association

Become a Member

The UKCOA is the only trade association run by coach operators for coach operators.

Joining the UKCOA is easy. Membership rates range between £200 and £525 per year depending on the number of vehicles you operate and you will have access to the latest news and updates affecting your company, joining like minded members of the coach industry who want to provide the best possible service for their customers. For further information click here Join Us.

What We Do

We represent our members in key, national and local issues, such as PSVR, vehicle technology, setting down and picking up facilities and coach parking, driving standards and employment.

We promote the coach industry and it’s importance to stakeholders with an interest in transport matters generally, including local and national government.

Member Benefits

The UKCOA website has a members only section with access to compliance updates and crisis control.

With regular meetings and workshops, members newsletters, and the chance to meet those who are responsible for decision making in our industry, the UKCOA is the association to join if you want your voices as a UK coach operator to be heard.

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Disabled Peoples Right to use Coach Services.

The Disabled Persons Transport Advisory Committee (DPTAC) an extremely important and influential government advisory body has finally written a piece on the accessibility of coach services. Whilst acknowledging the limitations to access unique to coaches as a result in the main of the width and height of the front entrance steps DPTAC encourage, operators the Department of Transport and manufacturers to come together to find a solution to this in the short to medium term. Read more here….

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Cannon Street Eastbound Closure 22 August to 15October 2022

As part of urban realm works Cannon Street will be closed eastbound between King William Street and Queen Victoria Street Monday 22 August 00:80 – Saturday 15 October 17:00

King William Street/Cannon Street Closure 20 and 21 August 2022

As part of the Bank Station capacity upgrade works King William Street/London Bridge will be closed Northbound only and Cannon Street in  both directions between King William Street and Queen Victoria Street Saturday 20 August 00:01 – Sunday 21 August 23:59

Parking in and around Victoria Coach Station

Additional on-street parking has opened up on Park Lane and TfL is again reminding coach operators not to park illegally at Victoria Coach Station. Short, mid and long-term parking is available – off-street and pre-booked: Bayswater Coach Park (near Notting Hill Gate) New Covent Garden Market (email [email protected]) Green Line (call 07831 658 479) On-street … Continue reading “Parking in and around Victoria Coach Station”

Sheffield – Clean Air Zone Implementation

Sheffield – Clean Air Zone Implementation Work on implementing the Clean Air Zone for Sheffield is underway despite the final date and some other details still to be confirmed. Installation of signs and enforcement cameras has started and this work will continue over the rest of the summer period. The Clean Air Zone, which will … Continue reading “Sheffield – Clean Air Zone Implementation”

Tachograph Violations

Detecting tachograph violations is getting easier. The DVSA are trialling remote tachograph sensing equipment to make it easier to detect drivers and operators who are breaking drivers’ hours rules, which has the potential to be dangerous to road users. Most operators do follow the rules, but the DVSA are still finding offences at the roadside. … Continue reading “Tachograph Violations”

Legal update to workers’ holiday entitlement

After a landmark legal case, it’s no longer just full-year workers who need 5.6 weeks’ annual holiday. You need to provide this for all staff, even if they don’t work for you every week of the year. If this ruling affects your workers, you need to change way you calculate holiday pay and leave… or … Continue reading “Legal update to workers’ holiday entitlement”

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