Transport

  • 19 September 2014

    A COACH operator who carried out work for schools and a Falkirk Council has seen the number of vehicles he can operate halved, after it was found that drivers had been encouraged to avoid recording the number of hours they had worked.

  • 18 September 2014

    THE move to end the need to display a car tax disc, which comes into force on October 1, could lead to tax evasion costing the economy £167 million a year, the RAC has said.

  • 18 September 2014

    MOTORISTS are being warned about the potential risks associated with using the new Apple Watch and other smartwatches while driving.

  • 18 September 2014

    MEMBERS of the Rail, Maritime and Transport Workers [RMT] union who clean trains on the East Coast railway line between London and Scotland are on a 24-hour strike on Monday.

  • 17 September 2014

    A HIGHLAND haulage company has been banned for five years over a string of "serious failures" including operating one vehicle 20 times without a valid tax disc.

  • 17 September 2014

    SUPPORT for an expansion in airport capacity is increasing, according to a survey by travel organisation Abta.

  • 17 September 2014

    PASSENGERS paid nearly £50,000 in foreign and counterfeit coins to travel on Edinburgh's buses last year.

  • 17 September 2014

    NEARLY 3,500 cases of motorists lying on their applications for insurance or deliberately leaving out relevant information are being uncovered by insurers each week, new figures reveal.

  • 16 September 2014

    AIRLINE passengers heading from Scotland to the Middle East and Australia are benefitting from a price war between major airlines.

  • 15 September 2014

    A BUS company has become the first regional operator in Scotland to comply with accessibility standards for blind and partially-sighted customers.

  • 12 September 2014

    THE number of licensed vehicles on the roads has passed the 35 million mark for the first time.

  • 11 September 2014

    TURBULENCE was so severe on a packed jumbo jet that nine passengers and a cabin crew member were injured, an Air Accidents Investigation Branch report has said.

  • 10 September 2014

    A PLAN to re-privatise the East Coast franchise "defies all economic logic", unions have claimed after figures were published showing big profits and a return of almost £217 million to taxpayers.