Grafton Merchanting GB (GMGB) has spent £1.2m on driver training and fitting safety equipment to its fleet, as part of its commitment to the Construction Logistics and Cyclist Safety (Clocs) certification. The builders and plumbers’ merchant has fitted alround camera system, as well as reversing sensors, to its fleet of 750 vehicles. It has also introduced daily driver checks to ensure the safety equipment remains in full working order, with a reporting system in place for any maintenance issues. GMGB […]
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