Awarded the DVSA Earned Recognition

Published: 26th January 2022

Helping you stay safe on Britain’s roads…

The Southeast division of National Express Transport Solutions, popularly known as The Kings Ferry Group has been awarded the DVSA earned recognition.

This certificate will see The Kings FerryClarkes of LondonStewarts Coaches and Woods Coaches joining Luckett’s Travel Group based in the South region, who have previously been awarded the recognition.

This certificate shows that National Express Transport Solutions are not only compliant with vehicles and road safety standards, but consistently monitoring compliance using systems to easily do so.

DVSA Earned Recognition for vehicle operators is a new way to prove that an organisation meets driver and vehicle standards. The scheme launched in April 2018 and comprises of 114 operators.

As the UK’s safest transport provider, we pride ourselves on being able to demonstrate records of compliance and adherence to standards, showing that procedures are in place that promotes effective and proactive transport management for all our clients.

The benefits of a DVSA earned recognition operator are as follows:

  • Identified as an exemplary operator.
  • Less likely to be stopped for inspections.
  • Use of the DVSA earned recognition logo on the website and public documents
  • Listed as one of the DVSA-awarded operators on GOV.UK website
  • Access to the earned recognition team in DVSA

As a coach operator that puts the safety of our customers and employees first, this award highlights all the hard work and dedication from our operations teams across all depots that have been recognised.


“To me, it means that as Group compliance manager it shows that the team have pride in what they do across all depots. The operations teams can feel proud in achieving this status, maintaining high standards for both the drivers and customers. The hard work that has been put in is recognised by both the DVSA and the company senior management teams. Setting high standards for others to follow.”

Lawrence O’Neill, Group Compliance Manager.

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