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10% Off Tyres for Volunteer Drivers

10% Off Tyres for Volunteer Drivers

Road XS Community Offer Land Tyre Service have joined the Road XS Community and kindly offered: 10% OFF ANY BRAND OF TYRE FOR VOLUNTEER DRIVERS How To Get The Offer Volunteer drivers in the local area should visit Southam (in Warwickshire) or Banbury (Oxfordshire)...

What We’ve Learnt About Community Transport

What We’ve Learnt About Community Transport

Amazingly, Road XS has now been around for over two years, since Autumn 2016.  On reflection, we realised what an incredible amount we have learnt already about the value of community transport and the benefits it brings across the country.  Time may have gone...

Why The Closure of UK Bus Routes is More Damaging Than You Think

Why The Closure of UK Bus Routes is More Damaging Than You Think

Busses are the most commonly used form of public transport in the UK with some 4,941 million journeys made in 2016/17.  Despite this, cuts continue to happen across the country – this is a problem for society.  Despite busses being the UK’s most frequently used form...

The Increasing Cost of Transport in the UK

The Increasing Cost of Transport in the UK

Transport costs have been quietly on the rise, from fuel prices, train and bus fares to Government spending cuts - these costs are now starting to take their toll. In May, petrol prices rose 6p a litre. This was the biggest monthly increase in prices since the RAC...

Plan for Sustainability

Plan for Sustainability

Just image this... You woke up tomorrow to find all your funding has been cut immediately.  Do you know what you would do?  Would this be the end for you or would you think around the problem and come out the other side 'stronger' as some might say?  I suppose you...

Britain’s Most Scenic Bus Route Revealed

Britain’s Most Scenic Bus Route Revealed

The 840 Coastliner which runs from Leeds to the coastal town of Whitby has been announced as Britain's most scenic bus route. The leg that crosses the moorland, from Pickering via Goathland and Sleights, has earned the service the coveted prize. Driver Adam Davis...

15 Signs You Need Road XS Community Transport Software

15 Signs You Need Road XS Community Transport Software

1) You currently operate from paper or spreadsheets… This is not necessarily a problem.  It works, and you know your system.  The problem is, what if you lose a bit of paper or someone deletes the wrong cell of data?  It also puts you at risk regarding how secure your...

Vote for Britain’s Most Scenic Bus Route

Vote for Britain’s Most Scenic Bus Route

Bus users across the UK are being given the chance to vote for their favourite bus journey in a survey to find Britain’s Most Scenic Bus Route The survey is the idea of bus enthusiast Paul Kirby, who was enjoying a summer trip along the Honister Pass in the Lake...

The Dangers of Driver Fatigue

The Dangers of Driver Fatigue

Studies have shown that drivers don’t fall asleep without warning. Drivers who fall asleep at the wheel have often tried to fight off drowsiness by opening a window, or by turning up the radio. This doesn't work for long.If a driver is fatigued, this significantly...

Pothole Hell

Pothole Hell

Potholes estimated to cause as many as 1 in 10 mechanical failures on UK roads and costing motorists an estimated £730 million every year. A number of volunteer drivers have announced annoyance at the state of some of the UK roads they travel to assist passengers to...

Volunteer Driver Mileage Allowances

Volunteer Driver Mileage Allowances

Volunteer drivers are the backbone of any community car scheme.  If a volunteer enjoys driving, then the opportunities are plentiful and their services are high in demand. Volunteer drivers assist getting people to hospital, social events, picking up donated goods and...

Road XS Brings It All Together

Road XS Brings It All Together

Road XS is your perfect partner.  With Road XS you gain complete control and save yourself time and money with automated processes.  Never again do you need to use paper, nor lose an invoice with our fully integrated invoicing platform. With all the data protection...

How Road XS Transformed Volunteer Connect Community Transport

How Road XS Transformed Volunteer Connect Community Transport

How Road XS is used to run Volunteer Connect Community Transport service in Cherwell. Provided by Citizens Advice North Oxfordshire and South Northants Written by Pat Wood, CEO Our project recruits volunteer drivers who use their own cars to provide volunteer driver...

Meet the Fleet – Dial a Ride and Minibus Schemes

Meet the Fleet – Dial a Ride and Minibus Schemes

We are pleased to announce that Road XS has now launched its' brand new integrated fleet bookings, scheduling, routing and management system.  Road XS can also handle Dial a Ride schemes and optimises the routes which the vehicles take.  This ensures that minibus...

Working Together

Working Together

We Believe Working Together We Can Transform Community Transport Across the Nation Recently the Road XS community area was updated to encompass a brand new interactive area.  When you start using Road XS you are added into our online community.  Our goal is to create...

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