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Efforts to recruit more bus drivers ongoing

Efforts to recruit more bus drivers are ongoing.

The Department of Infrastructure has 10 vacancies to fill – there are also 20 staff currently off sick; eight have Covid-19.

Isle of Man Transport has blamed delays and cancellations on 'exceptionally high levels of driver sickness' and ongoing recruitment issues.

In the House of Keys yesterday the then Infrastructure Minister Tim Crookall faced questions about bus cancellations and low morale of drivers. 

He said his department was trying to improve morale:

Chris Thomas has replaced Mr Crookall as the new DoI minister - you can find out more HERE.

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