Operators working in the capital will face greater Vosa enforcement and potentially greater regulation in a bid to improve cycling safety in London, the government has announced. Transport minister Stephen Hammond and London mayor Boris Johnson revealed today [4 September] that they will be establishing a dedicated HGV Task Force to raise awareness of safety requirements for vehicles and drivers and to take action against “dangerous operators” and their fleets. As part of the plans, they will also be urging […]
Palletways has become the first pallet network to achieve Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (FORS) accreditation for its Owned Member Depots business. FORS is a voluntary certification scheme aimed at ensuring fleet operators in London maintain high standards, it includes the fitting of cycle-safety equipment and training as one of its components. Palletways has received bronze level accreditation across its network of owned operation sites. “We will be making full use of the accreditation and access to materials to further enhance […]
The DfT was hit with the biggest government departmental cut in the Spending Review today.
Labour MP Rob Flello has shown support for the ATF Operators Association (AOA) by planning to put forward Parliamentary questions concerning a fair partnership with Vosa.