New CTA Chief Exec’

Bill Freeman has been appointed the new Community Transport Association (CTA) Chief Executive. He succeeds Keith Halstead, who moved to the National Trust for Scotland earlier this year. Bill is currently director of services and business development at NAVCA (the National Association for Voluntary and Community Action) and was previously Chief Executive at the British […]

‘Sleep Apnoea and Driving, the facts’

In light of recent accidents involving coach drivers and undiagnosed Sleep Apnoea, the DVLA and Obstructive Sleep Apnoea (OSA) Partnership Group have collaborated with clinicians and the haulage industry to develop a Q&A document on Sleep Apnoea. Entitled ‘Sleep Apnoea and Driving, the facts’, it provides answers to the most commonly asked questions surrounding driving […]

New TAS appointments

Jeff Clayton and Meera Rambissoon have taken up new roles at the TAS Partnership. The appointments are designed to widen and deepen the Preston based public transport specialist’s expertise. Jeff was previously Area Service Delivery Manager at First Manchester and latterly assisted Stagecoach with handing the Chester and Wirral depots into their ownership. He has […]

DSA and VOSA to merge

Services currently provided by the Driving Standards Agency (DSA) and the Vehicle Operator Services Agency (VOSA) will be brought together within a single unit. The move has been made to create more convenient and cost effective motoring services. It is expected to allow the delivery of the same quality of testing and standards services to […]


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