East Yorkshire changes three bus routes as more drivers ‘pinged’

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East Yorkshire changes three bus routes as more drivers ‘pinged’

East Yorkshire changes three bus routes as more drivers ‘pinged’
2021-07-21 15:19:00
East Yorkshire has been forced to bring in a new temporary timetable after several of their drivers were “pinged” by NHS Test and Trace. The firm has made changes to several services in and around Hull from next Monday due to the shortage of available drivers. Read more: Four areas of East Yorkshire where coronavirus is rife In a statement, the bus company said: “Similar to other transport and hospitality companies across the country, we are finding that a number of our colleagues are receiving notifications from track and trace asking them to self-isolate. “This seems to have increased markedly over the last couple of weeks, with up to eight drivers a day being 'pinged', meaning they must stop driving immediately and cannot work for up to 10 days. “Our operations team are working as hard as they can to try and cover as many routes as we can, but unfortunately we have been forced to cancel some journeys, especially on fre

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