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Bus Driver of the Year 2024 almost full

17 May 2024

Entry deadline extended until 31st May. Register now via our competition portal to enter your company into the 2024 National Final.

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Online Entries Invited

25 Mar 2024

The annual search for the UK’s top bus driver starts this week with the invitation for operators to participate in the National Final of the annual Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) competition.

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Bus Driver of the Year open for entries

29 Jan 2024

The annual search for the UK’s top bus driver starts this week with the invitation for operators to participate in the National Final of the annual Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) competition.

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Success for National Express Bus driver at BDoY National Final

04 Sep 2023

The 55th Bus Driver of the Year National Final held in Blackpool yesterday (Sunday 3 September) was won by a National Express Bus driver at his second attempt. Crowned UK Bus Driver of the Year 2023, Lee Grantham won the BDoY Trophy and £4,100 prize money. Aged 35, he has been a driver based at Acocks Green depot for over 16 years and is allocated to Solihull routes.

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Lothian’s top three drivers selected

08 Aug 2023

Lothian Buses and its subsidiaries used the company’s annual competition to select its drivers for this year’s Bus Driver of the Year (BDoY) National Final.

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Bryan Constable - Celebrating 35 years of service

16 Jun 2023

On a recent visit to his home in East Sussex BDoY Chairman Joe Mackie presented long-serving stalwart Bryan Constable with a souvenir to mark his 35 years of service as a Director of BDoY.

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Obituary - Bill Holmes

18 Mar 2023

It is with great sadness that The UK Bus Driver of the Year Association (BDoY) announces the death of one of its stalwart supporters.

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Stagecoach driver triumphs at 2022 BDoY National Final

13 Oct 2022

Crowned UK Bus Driver of the Year 2022, Michael Evans won the BDoY Trophy and £4,600 prize money. He is a driver for Stagecoach South Wales at its Porth depot, where he has worked for five years having changed career from being a car salesman.

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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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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.