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UK government to relax rules to get 18-year-olds driving buses



Shortage of drivers in Britain prompts moves to lower minimum age requirements for bus and coach driversIt’s not just policemen: bus drivers will be officially getting younger under government plans to relax laws on 18-year-olds behind the wheel.A shortage of drivers across the transport industry has prompted moves to lower minimum age requirements for bus and coach drivers in Great Britain, as well as speeding up training for bus, coach and lorry drivers. Continue reading…



Source link : https://www.theguardian.com/uk-news/2024/apr/11/uk-government-relax-rules-18-year-olds-driving-buses

Author : Gwyn Topham Transport correspondent

Publish date : 2024-04-11 13:42:54

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