Passengerfta - cutting the risk for passenger transport operators

Tuesday 22 September 2009

Passengerfta is helping PCV operators cut their risk of incurring graduated fixed penalties with a range of services and products specifically designed for passenger transport operators. Passengerfta will be exhibiting these services at the Coach and Bus Live Show, to be held in Birmingham in October.

Lawrie Alford, Passengerfta’s Strategic Business Manager, said:

“The Passengerfta team, which is dedicated to the coach and bus industry, will be exhibiting the range of services and products we have available to help operators remain safe, compliant and efficient, thus ensuring their compliance with operator licence regulations and reducing the risk of incurring graduated fixed penalties.”

Services highlighted on the Passengerfta stand include:

Training services, including Passenger CPC, Passenger Driver CPC, Passenger Operator Licence Compliance Awareness training and vehicle inspection training. A 2010 training prospectus will be available on the stand.

UKAS accredited PCV roadworthiness, maintenance inspections and systems audits, which give a greater and more in-depth view of the condition of vehicles and the safety of the fleet through management information, benchmarking and pinpointing areas for improvement.

Tachograph inspection services, which provide leading digital and analogue tachograph support and analyse over 13 million driver days yearly.

PCV specialist consultancy, which can provide operators with a risk analysis of their fleet, and operator licence compliance information and support.

Passengerfta also offers an extensive range of transport consumables from driver information cards, office posters, and analogue and digital tachograph supplies and equipment to driver walk-around check posters.

For further information on Passengerfta’s services call Lawrie Alford on 07818 450364 or email


Notes for editors

Passengerfta provides fleet training and audit solutions to bus and coach companies that operate, supply and maintain passenger vehicles ranging from mini-buses to coaches to double-deck service vehicles. Passengerfta’s Vehicle Inspection Service has preferred supplier status with the Confederation of Passenger Transport and provides maintenance support to most major bus groups and coach operators nationwide. FTA is entirely independent and has a proven process driven approach to quality and consistency which is accredited by UKAS.

The Coach and Bus Live Show 2009 takes place on 7 and 8 October at the NEC in Birmingham. Passengerfta will be on Stand G70, Hall 17.


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