28 Feb '13, 3pm

Bus and Coach News: Poor maintenance sees fleet halved: The number of vehicles authorised ... #bus #coach #diesel

The number of vehicles authorised for operation by McKendry’s Coaches of Loanhead has been halved, from ten to five, because of maintenance failures. Deputy Scottish traffic commissioner Simon Evans said there was a “lack of effective control” over staff and the activities of the company’s maintenance department. At a public inquiry at the start of February Evans heard that two wheels became detached from a coach in May last year, and that the company had been fined £500 for permitting alcohol to be carried on a coach carrying football supporters. A VOSA examiner reported problems with the operator’s maintenance systems. The company had faced a previous public inquiry 12 months ago.

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