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 […]
In 2016 the UK road transport industry moved more freight by both weight and distance than it has ever done since modern records began According to newly published figures the UK road transport industry (excluding Northern Ireland) lifted freight amounting to 1.89 billion tonnes in 2016; a 15% increase year-on-year. This is the highest recorded collective weight since comparative records began in 1990.
The Fortec Distribution Network has become an associate member of the Fleet Operator Recognition Scheme (Fors), TfL’s London-based accreditation scheme.