READING-BASED Horseman Coaches has been awarded the nation 'Good to Go' industry standard for its commitment to providing safe transport for all passengers and staff following the Covid-19 pandemic.

The company, which provides services across Berkshire, has implemented all necessary processes, such as enhanced cleaning regimes, safe boarding procedures, remote monitoring and many more safety features to protect both its staff and passengers as they return to public transport.

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Its extensive range of safety measures include:

  • Staff temperature screening
  • On-board hand sanitiser stations
  • Reduced seating capacity to ensure social distancing
  • Controlled boarding procedures
  • Sterilisation of the vehicles before and after each passenger journey
  • Daily antibacterial atomising (fogging), ensuring no area goes untouched
  • Daily monitoring of CCTV to ensure passengers are adhering to our guidelines

These efforts have afforded the company with national recognition of its compliance with all latest government and public health guidance, reassuring customers that it is operating to the highest standard of Covid-secure transport solutions across its fleet of coaches.

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James Horseman, company director, said: "We are extremely proud to announce that Horseman Coaches has received the 'We're Good to Go' industry standard, in recognition of the extraordinary measures we have implemented to protect our passengers and staff.

"We remain in regular contact with the Department for Transport and Public Health England to ensure that our services adhere to the latest government guidance, offering our customers that much needed confidence to return to public transport.

"The health and safety of our passengers and staff remains the number one priority and we are fully committed taking all necessary action to ensure this."