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Authorities review community transport contracts after ruling

COMMUNITY TRANSPORT

Andrew Forster
04 August 2017
Community transport groups must hold a PSV licence to bid for council work, says the DfT
Community transport groups must hold a PSV licence to bid for council work, says the DfT

 

Local authorities across the UK were this week digesting the implications of new DfT advice that community transport organisations must possess a public service vehicle (PSV) operator’s licence if they want to bid for council contracts. 

Huge number of contracts across the country have been awarded through competitive tenders to community transport groups who do not possess an operator’s licence. Until now, the Government’s advice has been that they do not need to possess...

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