Your brake testing reports tell you much more than whether your vehicle has passed or failed. Reading the reports should be a key part of your maintenance system and you need to know what they mean. Poorly maintained brakes may result in the loss of control of a vehicle with dire consequences. Even if your … Continue reading “The DVSA asks: Beyond the brake test – are you taking action?”
If you hold an operator’s licence it is important that your email address, telephone number and postal address held by them is correct. If your contact details are not correct you may not receive important correspondence from the traffic commissioner that may affect your operator’s licence. To check, log into your VOL self service account today. If … Continue reading “From the Office of the Traffic Commissioner: Have you changed your contact details?”
Air Pollution and TfL Finances Last month a new report commissioned by the Mayor of London was released, outlining the action required to reduce air pollution and cut congestion in the capital. The Mayor is determined that London reaches net zero by 2030, but it requires car traffic in the capital to reduce by 27 … Continue reading “Air Pollution and TfL Finances – article by MD Peter Bradley”
The Highway Code made some changes from 29 January 2022. Rules for all types of road users have been updated in The Highway Code to improve the safety of people walking, cycling and riding horses. There are 6 main changes for driver (plus 2 changes for cyclists). 1. Hierarchy of road users 2. People crossing … Continue reading “Changes to the Highway Code”
Ebury Bridge Road, linking Buckingham Palace Road and Chelsea Bridge Road, now has a permanent restriction in place banning coaches from using it, except for access, in both directions. Please note that “except for access” does not permit traversing the road to/from Chelsea Bridge Road. Coaches should now route via Pimlico Road for access to/from … Continue reading “Coach Ban, Except For Access – Ebury Bridge Road”
The Independent says with a low carbon footprint per passenger, direct links and low fares, coach travel should be top of the list for your next trip. You can read the full article on the Independent’s website, although you may need to register (at no charge) first.