30 Nov '14, 5pm

School bus operator Nicola Yeates was banned indefinitely from holding a PSV O-Licence

Pontypool-based school bus operator Nicola Yeates was banned indefinitely from holding a PSV O-Licence after her two-vehicle national licence was revoked by Traffic Commissioner (TC) Nick Jones. The TC also banned her Transport Manager (TM) Raymond Williams from acting as such indefinitely. Ms Yeates, trading as NJY Travel, of Gladstone Terrace, Varteg, Pontypool, appeared before the TC at a Cardiff Public Inquiry. The TC said that Raymond Williams, Ms Yeates’ life partner, was added to the licence as TM in 2012. He had been involved in a previous licence, BA Motors, whose licence was revoked in December 2002. Vehicle Examiner Russell Barker said that on 28 November 2012 a vehicle was directed from a local primary school for examination and was found to have multiple defects, including the wing mirrors, seatbelts and brakes, plus advisory defects. The vehicle was issued wi...

Full article: http://www.route-one.net/legal/regulations/schools-operat...

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