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Entries open for BDoY 2022

04 Feb 2022

Operators invited to reward their top drivers with participation in the industry’s premier safety and skills competition.

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UK Bus Driver of the Year - AGM & 2022 final dates announced

28 Sep 2021

Our AGM will take place on 21st October 2021 and the 2022 competition final will take place on 18th September 2022.

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Bus Driver of the Year Competition 2021 Cancelled

24 Mar 2021

With deep regret the organisers of the Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) competition announce the cancellation of the event for the second year in succession. However, a date for 2022 is confirmed.

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Jack Raine

23 Nov 2020

It is with deep sadness that The UK Bus Driver of the Year Association (BDoY) announces the death of Jack Raine, one of the industry’s true stalwarts.

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BDoY council determined 2021 event goes ahead

25 Aug 2020

Although the Covid-19 pandemic resulted in the reluctant cancellation of the 2020 National Final of the Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) scheduled for 6th September, the organisers are determined to have the competition up and running next year.

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Douglas Bailey MBE

04 Jun 2020

It is with deep sadness that The UK Bus Driver of the Year Association (BDoY) announces the death of Douglas Bailey MBE, one of its longest-serving council members.

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BDoY 2020 Cancelled

21 Mar 2020

The National Final of the UK Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) competition due to take place in Blackpool on Sunday 6 September has been cancelled.

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BDoY moves to Imperial Hotel

03 Mar 2020

For the first time in since relocating to Blackpool almost 40 years ago the prestigious National Final of the UK Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) competition has a new headquarters.

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Online Entries Invited

27 Feb 2020

The National Final of the UK Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) competition will take place in Blackpool on Sunday 6 September, and entries are now being taken online.

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Joe Mackie receives OBE

25 Jan 2020

Joe Mackie, Chairman of The UK Bus Driver of the Year Association and a founder director of First Group, has been presented with his OBE.