Thank you for your request received by Transport for London (TfL) on 5 July 2017 asking for information about London Bus drivers.
The following part of your request has been considered in accordance with the requirements of the Freedom of Information (FOI) Act and our information access policy, whilst the remainder will be answered directly by Customer Services:
I am writing to request under the Freedom of Information Act, how many drug tests you carry out at your depots and how many drivers are sacked in result of any positive results.
I would also would like to know how many accidents your drivers are involved in and how many of them were caused as a direct result of your drivers negligence.
a copy of your policies involving accidents, the procedure when a driver has caused the accident, and turn around time in resolving any issues.
Unfortunately, from the above description provided, we have been unable to identify the information you require. Please specify a period of time that you would like the above information to cover.
The Freedom of Information Act allows you to request recorded information held by Transport for London. There are limits on the time that we are required to spend determining whether we hold the information you are requesting and the time spent locating, retrieving and extracting it. Therefore you should identify the information that you want as clearly and concisely as you can, specifying the types of document that you are looking for. You might also consider limiting your request to a particular period of time, geographical area or specific departments of the organisation.
Although your request can take the form of a question, rather than a request for specific documents, we do not have to answer your question if it would require the creation of new information or the provision of a judgement, explanation, advice or opinion that was not already recorded at the time of your request.
Please note that the 20 working day deadline for responding to your request will depend on when we receive satisfactory additional information to help clarify your request.
If we hear nothing further from you by 28 July 2017 your response will be treated as a new request.
In the meantime, if you have any queries or would like to discuss your request, please do not hesitate to contact me.
FOI Case Officer
Transport For London