"At First Choice we strive to be at the forefront of our industry....."

We provide uniformed drivers to drive a luxury fleet of buses so that you may travel in comfort. Our buses are fitted with the latest Telematics technology which enables both our clients and ourselves to track the whereabouts of our buses via a computer or mobile 'phone. First Choice also have technology which monitors driver behaviour to ensure that drivers maintain safe driving practice.

SHUTTLE SERVICES

First Choice provide shuttle services for many local corporate businesses to transfer their staff or visitors to and from the railway station to their business premises. Benefits to your organisation .......

  • Attract key employees and visitors who may travel some distance by train and need transport to your premises
  • Lunchtime shuttle service to the local town centre so your employees will have access to restaurants, shops and banks
  • Reduce congestion in your car park
 

'FORS' Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme - Bronze Certified

At First Choice we are committed to maintaining a safe, efficient and environmentally friendly business. As part of our policy of continuous improvement, we have achieved Bronze membership of the Fleet Operators Recognition Scheme
(FORS) We have been operating as a Silver member for the last year and we expect to be certified Silver by the end of the year. The Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) is a funded voluntary accreditation scheme operated by Transport
for London (TfL) which aims to raise standards in fleet operations. This requires demonstration of competencies and assurances equivalent to the level applied for. In order to achieve FORS Bronze accreditation a company must demonstrate that it operates to a standard that is over and above the legal minimum requirement to operate vehicles and that it has significant policies and procedures in place to manage and monitor its operations.

 

ENERGY SAVING TRUST 'Motorvate' Accreditation

Since 2009 we have been looking at ways to reduce our CO2 emissions and we have been working closely with the Energy Saving Trust and their 'Motorvate' scheme (a government backed scheme) to monitor and develop our action plans for our environmental policy objectives. 

 

GREENER JOURNEYS

This is a campaign to encourage fewer car journeys and more use of buses.  The bus brings a range of benefits to local businesses including enhancing their company's Corporate Social Responsibility by helping them to reduce their carbon footprint with 'green' travel plans which encourages employees to use the bus.

 

SAFE CONTRACTOR

This is a Health & Safety Accreditation scheme with more than 210 major clients and 20,000 contractor members.  The scheme is used by many large organisations as a way of obtaining competent contractors.

 

ECO STARS Efficient & Cleaner Operations

This is a fleet recognition scheme which gives a star rating to individual vehicles and a fleet's overall road transport operations recognising levels of operational and environmental performance

 

CPT Confederation of Passenger Transport

CPT is recognised by Government as the voice of the bus, coach and light rail industries, and the focus for consultation on national and international legislation, local regulations, operational practices and engineering standards. 



UK Inbound

UKinbound is one of the leading trade associations and the only which focuses solely on the interests of the UK's inbound tourism sector. Striving to remove the barriers to growth and ensuring a more competitive environment for inbound tourism in which the industry can flourish, UKinbound addresses and engages with Government, the media, travel trade and the general public to raise awareness of the importance of inbound tourism to the UK economy.