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Traffic chief queries councils’ community transport practices

Rhodri Clark
21 June 2019
 

A Traffic Commissioner has recommended that councils use different tendering processes for community transport and conventional bus services to avoid potential challenges to every new contract awarded to a Section 19 permit holder.

Nick Jones, traffic commissioner for Wales, also said that the DfT effectively advises operators seeking Section 19 permits for small vehicles (eight or fewer passenger seats) to apply for a private hire licence – but that holding such a licence could negate...

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