Wimbledon, London-based haulier ELB Partners has maintained its FORS gold status for a fourth consecutive year. The Pallet-Track member runs a 40-strong fleet. It has spent around £5,000 per vehicle on additional technology to safeguard vulnerable road users. This includes includes a fifth camera on the driver’s side to remove blind spots, transparent panels behind the driver’s shoulder to improve visibility from the cab and left-turn audio to warn cyclists coming up on the inside of the vehicle if it is […]
Pallet-Track has purchased Redhill-based Horley Road Services.
Fors has signed up Licence Bureau, the driver licence checking service, to provide operators with a system to ensure drivers have the correct licences and qualifications.
TfL has admitted it is “disappointed” that only 16 London Boroughs are currently Fors-accredited, and that a number of London Boroughs and other bodies including the Metropolitan Police continue to use sub-contractors who are not Fors-accredited.